Object Title

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

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

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.1786

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A tapered, bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is nickel jacketed with a flat lead hollow pointed tip. There are three stab crimps very low down at the case neck

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.4 in
CaseLength2.36 in
OverallLength2.87 in

Calibre

.450/.400 x 2 3/8 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY 450/400 NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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