Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .38 in Colt Special by WRA Co

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .38 in Colt Special by WRA Co

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.650

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a small copper primer. The bullet is a conical, flat nosed lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.34 in
CaseLength1.12 in
OverallLength1.49 in

Calibre

.38 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WRA Co COLT 38 SP'L

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.C.Barnes 'Cartridges of the World'.