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Ammunition Cartridges - Martini Henry rifle ball cartridges

From the Collection of Ringwood RSL Sub-Branch 16 Station Street Ringwood Victoria

Description
Rolled brass case Mark III 1890 wrapped in original paper tied with string, 450/577 calibre for Mark 111 Martini Henry Rifle.
Size
90 mm x 70 mm
Object Registration
00674
Historical information
Similar to cartridges used in the Zulu Wars of the 1870's. Used by the Victorian Volunteer Forces up until the late 1890's.
When Made
1890
Last updated
20 Jun 2019 at 2:43PM