Object Title

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - 4.85 mm

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - 4.85 mm

Date

1975

Object Number

XX.4216

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a small copper primer and pointed nickel jacketed bullet.The bullet tip is purple and a dark purple band has been painted across the base to denote Proof

Dimensions

ShieldDiameter80 cm
ShieldHeight60 cm
WheelDiameter93 cm
BarrelLength3.7 m

Calibre

4.85 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

NVM

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Jean huon, Military Rifle & Machinegun Cartridges