Object Title

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .297/.250 in Holland and Holland Rook

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .297/.250 in Holland and Holland Rook

Date

1900

Object Number

XX.5577

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading, 27/05/2001

Physical Description

A short rimmed, slightly bottlenecked brass cartridge, with a small copper primer. The bullet is conical lead

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength0.68in
OverallLength1.13in

Calibre

.297/.250 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Development of Small Arms Ammn. Vol 3
F.Barnes, Cartridges of the World