Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .400 in Purdey

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .400 in Purdey

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.690

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A long tapered rimmed brass case with a very large copper primer. The bullet is a conical lead type with two grease grooves

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.4 in
CaseLength2.99 in
OverallLength3.59 in

Calibre

.400 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 400P

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol 3.