Object Title

Gauge

Gauge

Date

1929

Object Number

XIII.1043

Provenance

Ex Greenwood and Batley Ltd., Leeds via the collection of Geoffrey Brown.

Physical Description

Steel, in three parts compprising a rectangular block accurately finished and to which are secured by four screws and two loccating dowels, two overlying plates; the first of these has a cut-out correctly profiled to accept the head/rim of the case; the seccond likewise but to fit the extractor groove. When assembled, the components are arranged to allow the case to be slid into the recess thus formed as a check on size

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 77 mm (3 in), Width: 38 mm (1.5 in), Thickness: 13 mm ( .5662 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

On the face of the main block, below the entry to the slot,G&B Ltd / 0.5 MKII Z/A 8-29 / CARTRIDGE CASE

Associations

Places Britain