Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in No. 2 Carbine

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in No. 2 Carbine

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.185

Provenance

J. Gooding collection. Nov 1983.

Physical Description

Short rimmed brass case with slight bottleneck. A flat copper primer is fitted. The bullet is round nosed lead, with a slight shoulder. A paper patch is visible above the neck of the case

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45 in
CaseLength1.57 in
OverallLength2.12 in

Calibre

.450 in

Associations

Places Unknown

Notes

Suitable carbine length rifles ( Martini, Winchester).
G. Hoyem. Vol III p.93