Object Title

Rimfire cartridge - .50 in Carbine Ball

Rimfire cartridge - .50 in Carbine Ball

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XX.5639

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection

Physical Description

A thick rimmed straight sided copper case with conical lead bullet, retained with a very sharp neck crimp

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.5in
CaseLength1.43in
OverallLength1.88in

Calibre

.50 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Bibliographic References

C.R.Suydam, The American Cartridge.