Object Title

Centrefire cartridge case

Centrefire cartridge case

Date

1873

Object Number

XX.4070

Provenance

Ex Greenwood and Batley Ltd., Leeds via the collection of Geoffrey Brown. Purchased 17 October 1999

Physical Description

A rimmed bottlenecked brass case (no primer) which appears to be of composite construction, having a separate head and body. The primer pocket is vented with four holes. A twist of paper inserted in the neck carries the manuscript note:
'Sample of/ Prussian case/ Holdford/ Decbr 1873'

Dimensions

Inside neckDiameter11.06mm
OverallLength60.07mm

Calibre

11 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Britain (?)