Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .50 in M33 Barrett

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .50 in M33 Barrett

Date

2003

Object Number

XX.4227

Provenance

Donated by Iron Brigade Armory.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a very large brass primer. The pointed copper jacketed bullet is a boat-tailed spitzer typem with a lead core. [The bullet is loose in the casemouth.] There is also a black plastic container, for ten rounds of this ammunititon

Dimensions

CaseLength3.89in
OverallLength5.43in

Calibre

.50 in

Inscriptions and Marks

BARRETT 50 Box; BARRETT CALIBER 50 BALL,M33 [661 GR, FMJ] 10 CARTRIDGES LOT No: 00318/D

Associations

Places America

Notes

J.Huon. Military rifle and M/Gun cartridges.