Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .400/.360 in Purdey Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .400/.360 in Purdey Express by Kynoch

Date

1930

Object Number

XX.1791

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A tapered rimmed bottle necked brass case very similar to a .303, with a large copper primer. The conical nickel jacketed bullet has a round lead tip. It is retained by three stab crimps just above the shoulder of the case

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.36in
CaseLength2.74in
OverallLength3.51in

Calibre

.400/.360 x 2 3/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH NITRO 400/360 B

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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