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

ShieldDiameter80cm
ShieldHeight60cm
WheelDiameter93cm
BarrelLength3.7m

Calibre

4.85 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

NVM

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Jean huon, Military Rifle & Machinegun Cartridges