Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .22 in Hornet

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .22 in Hornet

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3239

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed bottlenecked brass case, with a small brass primer. The bullet is a pointed, copper jacketed type with a lead tip. This example has a more acute shoulder than the normal Hornet cartridge

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.22in
CaseLength1.38in
OverallLength1.71in

Calibre

.22 in

Inscriptions and Marks

SBP 22 HORNET

Associations

Notes

F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, 6th Ed.
Munhall & White. Cartridge Headstamp Guide