Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .475 in No. 2 Nitro by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .475 in No. 2 Nitro by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.354

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A very large bottlenecked rimmed brass case with an equally large copper primer. The bullet is conical copper jacketed. It is retained by three stab crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.48in
CaseLength3.49in
OverallLength4.31in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 475 No 2 J NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Dev't of Small Arms Ammunition Vol3. F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.