Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Peabody-Martini

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Peabody-Martini

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XX.546

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is a conical lead type, with patch

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength2.31in
OverallLength2.91in

Calibre

.450 in _ (11.43 x 59 mm)

Associations

Places Turkey

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol 2 p220 .
J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.