Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .322 in Greener

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .322 in Greener

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.4062

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with two bottlenecks, the first long and ribbed, the second of more normal proportions, and fitted with a large copper primer. The bullet is a pointed conical, nickel jacketed type with a small flat tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.327in
CaseLength3.24in
OverallLength3.827in

Calibre

.322 x 3 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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