Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .260 in BSA Nitro

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .260 in BSA Nitro

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3974

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A belted rimless bottlenecked brass case with a brass primer. Steel jacketed pointed soft point bullet

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.267 in
CaseLength2.39 in
OverallLength3.12 in

Calibre

.260 in

Inscriptions and Marks

B.S.A .26

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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