Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .321 in Greener

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .321 in Greener

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.4063

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with two bottlenecks, the first long and 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 exposed tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.329in
CaseLength3.248in
OverallLength3.9in

Calibre

.321 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.