Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Long by Eley

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Long by Eley

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.1678

Provenance

Private donation, April 1991

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with small copper primer. The lead bullet is conical and has a flattened nose. There is a single grease groove just above the case neck. The bullet is retained by four stab crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength1.1in
OverallLength1.55in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY LONDON

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.C.Barnes, Cartridges.