Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Express by Kynoch

Date

1900

Object Number

XX.1668

Provenance

P.Budgen collection

Physical Description

A short conical lead bullet,hollow point with a copper tube sealing the orifice. The long brass case is slightly tapered,and has a thin rim. Three stab crimps retain the bullet. A very large copper primer is fitted.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.448 in
CaseLength3.24 in
OverallLength3.67 in

Calibre

.450 x 3 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

L Kynoch C .450

Associations

Places England

Notes

G.Hoyem ,'The History and Development of the Cartridge' Vol III