Object Title

Needlefire rifle cartridge - 11 mm

Needlefire rifle cartridge - 11 mm

Date

circa 1868

Object Number

XX.5434

Provenance

Given by George Yannaghas, 02/06/2000

Physical Description

A straight, paper bodied case with a plain, flat base and conical lead bullet visible at the nmouth of the cartridge. The cartridge is held together at the centre by a tightly wound piece of thin string

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 70 mm, Case length: 66.5mm, Bullet diameter: 11 mm approx

Calibre

11 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places France

Notes

F.Datig, Cartidges for Collectors, Vol