Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .360 in Eley Nitro Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .360 in Eley Nitro Express

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XX.3796

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed straight brass case, with a large copper primer. The bullet is a round nosed nickel jacketed soft point split. Probably a later full-nitro load

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.364in
CaseLength2.24in
OverallLength2.93in

Calibre

.360 x 2 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY .360 NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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