.33-40 Pope

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.33-40 Pope
Type Rifle
Place of origin United States
Production history
Designer Harry Pope
Parent case .32-40 Ballard
Case type Rimmed straight
Bullet diameter .338 in (8.6 mm)
Neck diameter .356 in (9.0 mm)
Base diameter .424 in (10.8 mm)
Rim diameter .506 in (12.9 mm)
Rim thickness .063 in (1.6 mm)
Case length 2.13 in (54 mm)
Overall length 2.59 in (66 mm)
Rifling twist 1 in 16
Primer type Large rifle

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.