Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .375 in Nitro Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .375 in Nitro Express

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3788

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a round nosed nickel-jacketed soft point split

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.374in
CaseLength2.24in
OverallLength2.93in

Calibre

.375 x 2 1/4 in _ (9.5 x 57 mm)

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH .375

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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