Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .240 in Holland and Holland Magnum

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .240 in Holland and Holland Magnum

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3967

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A belted rimless bottlenecked case with a large brass primer. The bullet is a conical, copper clad steel jacketed soft point

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.243in
CaseLength2.49in
OverallLength3.27in

Calibre

.240 in

Inscriptions and Marks

HOLLAND .240

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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