Samiksha Jaiswal (Editor)

.33 40 Pope

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Type  Rifle
Designer  Harry Pope
Case type  Rimmed straight
Place of origin  United States
Parent case  .32-40 Ballard
Bullet diameter  .338 in (8.6 mm)

The .33-40 Pope is a wildcat cartridge designed around 1900 by Harry Pope, a noted rifleman. The cartridge is a necked up .32-40 Ballard. It was Pope's favorite wildcat, and was often used with great success by him.

References

.33-40 Pope Wikipedia