Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450-400 in Certus

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450-400 in Certus

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.545

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983. Purchased by the Armouries on 25 June 1991.

Physical Description

A very long bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a very large copper primer. The bullet is a short conical lead pattern, with a single deep grease groove

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.41 in
CaseLength3.24 in
OverallLength3.72 in

Calibre

.450-400 in

Inscriptions and Marks

CERTUS K C 400 M16

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol3.