Object Title

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .360 in Eley Nitro

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .360 in Eley Nitro

Date

1900

Object Number

XX.5561

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading, 27/05/2001

Physical Description

A rimmed slightly tapered brass cartridge, with a large copper primer covered with a purple lacquered stripe. The bullet is a flat nosed cylindrical type with a paper patch

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.35in
CaseLength2.23in
OverallLength3.11in

Calibre

.360 in

Inscriptions and Marks

360 ELEY NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Development of Small Arms Ammn. Vol 3
F.Barnes, Cartridges of the World
Munhall & White, Cartridge Headstamp Guide