Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500/.450 Nitro Express Magnum by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500/.450 Nitro Express Magnum by Kynoch

Date

1890

Object Number

XX.1670

Provenance

P.Budgen collection.

Physical Description

A long rimmed bottlenecked brass case, the neck being lightly stab crimped with 3 marks. A very large copper primer is fitted. The conical nickel jacketed bullet has a lead tip and four vertical slots

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.448in
CaseLength3.25in
OverallLength3.86in

Calibre

.500/.450 x 3 1/4

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 500/450 NITRO

Associations

Places England

Notes

G.Hoyem. Hist and Dev of S.A.A. Vol 3 p 100/101.