Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Westley Richards No. 2 Musket

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Westley Richards No. 2 Musket

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.197

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased Nov 1983

Physical Description

A rolled brass foil case with iron base and rim, and small copper primer. The bullet is conical lead with a copper tip, and is white paper patched

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.455in
CaseLength2.34in
OverallLength3in

Calibre

.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem Hist & Dev of S.A.A Vol 3 p 94.