Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450/.400 Nitro for Black Powder by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450/.400 Nitro for Black Powder by Kynoch

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.1789

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A tapered rimmed bottlenecked brass case with a large brass primer. The conical lead bullet has a single grease groove.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.4in
CaseLength1.74in
OverallLength2.29in

Calibre

.450/.400 x 2 3/8 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH L 450/400 C

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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