Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Kynoch

Date

1920

Object Number

XX.1659

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A very long slightly tapered rimmed brass case with a very large copper primer. The bullet is a conical nickel jacketed type, retained by three short stab crimps at the case neck.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.455in
CaseLength3.25in
OverallLength4.12in

Calibre

.450 x 3 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 450

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem The History and Devolopment of Small Arma Ammunition, Vol 3, p 79-81.