Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .246 in Purdey

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .246 in Purdey

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3970

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a conical, steel jacketed soft point

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.251in
CaseLength2.22in
OverallLength3.03in

Calibre

.246 in

Inscriptions and Marks

.246 PURDEY K

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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