Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450/.400 in Nitro by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450/.400 in Nitro by Kynoch

Date

1885

Object Number

XX.1713

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A rimmed slightly tapered brass case with a long but gentle bottleneck, and a large brass primer. The bullet is conical lead hollow point with a copper infill, and is retained by three stab crimps at the case neck.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.39 in
CaseLength3.24 in
OverallLength3.67 in

Calibre

.450/.400 x 3 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

L KYNOCH 450/400 C

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem Hist & Dev of S.A.A Vol 3