Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .17 in Remington

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .17 in Remington

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.3632

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless acutely bottlenecked nickel case, with a small copper primer. The base is covered by a purple lacquer stripe. The bullet is a hollow pointed, copper jacketed type and is also painted in purple lacquer

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.16in
CaseLength1.78in
OverallLength2.12in

Calibre

.17 in

Inscriptions and Marks

R-P 17 REM

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, 6th Ed.
Lenselink, Wanting & deHek. Patronen
G.Hoyem. History & Development of Small Arms Ammo. Vol 3.