Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .425 in Westley Richards Magnum

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .425 in Westley Richards Magnum

Date

1909

Object Number

XX.1664

Provenance

P.Budgen collection.

Physical Description

A large, slightly tapered bottle necked brass case having a rebated rim and large staked brass primer. The bullet is conical, but with an acute angle to its side. There is a deep rolled crimp around the lower part of the bullet. Three shallow stab crimps are visible at the bottom of the case neck

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.42in
CaseLength2.64in
OverallLength3.31in

Calibre

.425 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WR.425 K

Associations

Places America