Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .475 in No. 2 Nitro by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .475 in No. 2 Nitro by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1609

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A conical copper jacketed bullet with steel core. A large brass case with slight bottleneck and heavily rimmed base. A large brass primer is sealed with purple laquer in the annulus

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.48in
CaseLength3.51in
OverallLength4.32in

Calibre

.475 x 3 1/2 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Kynoch .475 No.2 nitro.
G. Hoyem. The History & Development of the Cartridge, vol III.