Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .475 in No.2 Jeffery Nitro Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .475 in No.2 Jeffery Nitro Express

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1608

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A large rimmed brass case with a slight bottleneck and very large copper primer. The conical bullet is nickel jacketed with a lead tip, and is retained by three short stab crimps.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.48in
CaseLength3.5in
OverallLength4.31in

Calibre

.475 x 3 1/2 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 475 No 2.J.NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem Hist & Dev of S.A.A Vol 3, p71.