Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500/.450 in No. 1 Black Powder Express by Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500/.450 in No. 1 Black Powder Express by Eley

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.1790

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A long, rimmed bottlenecked brass case with a small copper primer. The conical lead bullet has a hollow point with a cream paper patch

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44 in
CaseLength2.12 in
OverallLength2.89 in

Calibre

.500/.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY No1 EXPs

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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