Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450/400 in B.P. Express by Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450/400 in B.P. Express by Eley

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1794

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A long,rimmed bottlenecked brass case, the rim being particularly thin. A large copper primer is fitted. The solid lead bullet is conical and has a hollow point filled by a copper cap. It is also paper patched.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.4 in
CaseLength3.24 in
OverallLength3.79 in

Calibre

.450 x 3 1/14 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY LONDON 450/400

Associations

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of S.A.A, Vol 3.