Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .45-90 in Winchester

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .45-90 in Winchester

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.694

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A tapered rimmed brass case with a very large brass primer. The bullet is a patched conical lead type with a flat nose

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length:3.07 in, C/Length:2.17 in, B/Diam:0.45 in

Calibre

.45-90 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
U.S. Centrefire Metallic Rifle Cartidges, C.V.Hamilton. This cartridge is also referred to as the .45-82 and .45-85 Winchester, being the same case but with different loads/bullet weights.