Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .45 in Smith and Wesson Schofield

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .45 in Smith and Wesson Schofield

Date

1870

Object Number

XX

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed copper case with a flat base, similar to that found on a rimfire. This is an early Benet primed case, and is distinguished by the deep crimp that runs around the lower part of the case, just above the rim. The bullet is a conical, flat nosed lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength1.1in
OverallLength1.44in

Component parts

Calibre

.45 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.C.Barnes 'Cartridges of the World'.
White & Munhall. Centrefire American and British Pistol and Revolver Cartridges'.