Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 No. 2 Nitro Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 No. 2 Nitro Express by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1602

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A long, bottlenecked brass case with a thick rim.A nickel jacketed conical bullet with a lead tip is retained by three short stab crimps at the case neck. A very large copper primer is fitted

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.457in
CaseLength3.48in
OverallLength4.28in

Calibre

.450 x 3.5 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH .450 No2.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, The history & development of Small Arms Ammunition, Vol 3. p 103.