Dear friends again,
I have another possible cartridge case, which I found in my excavation at a stone house foundation on a small island in the New Georgia group in the Solomon Islands in 2003. It is of iron and is only bottom part with “rim”-like structure. It measures 28.3 mm in diameter at the body of the case and 28.7 mm in diameter at the “rim”. There seems to be no hole for the primer in the middle of the “rim,” although it is heavily rusted. If it is not of WWII, I assume that it is most probably of the nineteenth century due to the presence of a few historic artifacts (e.g., glass sherds, iron fragments). Do you guys think it is a cartridge case?
Now again, I need someone’s help to post my photo here. Please give me email at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you are willing to help me on this. I will send you the image.
Thank you for your assistance.
Department of Anthropology
University of Auckland