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

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

Calibre

.38 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WRA Co COLT 38 SP'L

Associations

Places America

Notes

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