Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .221 in Remington Fire Ball

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .221 in Remington Fire Ball

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3634

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A short rimless bottlenecked brass case, with a small copper primer. The bullet is a pointed, copper jacketed type with a lead tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.2in
CaseLength1.38in
OverallLength1.79in

Calibre

.221 in

Inscriptions and Marks

R-P 221 REM

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, 6th Ed.