Case : brass, rimmed.
Bullet : lead round nosed, copper tubed.
Picked up by Major W T T Prince in Dhofar, 10 August 1968. A popular sporting cartridge introduced c. 1870, and widely used in India in double barrel rifles and single shot rifles as an all-round heavy game cartridge. It made the transition to full nitro express loads in later years, then also becoming a popular African dangerous game cartridge.