Object Title

Centrefire cartridge - .44 in Henry

Centrefire cartridge - .44 in Henry

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.5647

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed, straight copper case with a large copper primes set into a very deep primer pocket. This is a Martin patent primer. The bullet is a conical lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.43in
CaseLength0.89in
OverallLength1.44in

Calibre

.44 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Notes

G.Hoyem. The History & Development of Small Arms Ammunition, Vol 2.
H.Logan, Cartidges.