Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450-400 by Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450-400 by Eley

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.627

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A long, bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a small copper primer. The bullet is a conical lead type, with copper tip. It is white paper patched

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length:3.82 in, C/Length:3.25 in, B/Diam:0.39 in

Calibre

.450-400 x 3 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY LONDON 450 400

Associations

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol3.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.