Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .505 in Gibbs

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .505 in Gibbs

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3691

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless bottlenecked brass case, with a very large copper primer. The bullet is a conical, copper jacketed type with a large lead tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.5in
CaseLength3.14in
OverallLength3.99in

Calibre

.505 in

Inscriptions and Marks

.505 GIBBS

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem. History & Development of Small Arms Ammo. Vol 3.