Object Title

Centrefire proof cartridge - .50 in BMG

Centrefire proof cartridge - .50 in BMG

Date

1937

Object Number

XX.5548

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading on 27/05/2001

Physical Description

A rimless bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer covered by a purple stripe. .The bullet is a pointed, nickle jacketed type, retaimed by three stab crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.5in
CaseLength4.45in
OverallLength4.45in

Calibre

.50 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K37 II

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon. Military Rifle & MAchine Gun Ammo.
Munhall & White. Cartridge Headstamp Guide