Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450/.400 in Nitro Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450/.400 in Nitro Express by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1793

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A large rimmed bottlenecked brass case with a very large copper primer. The round nosed nickel jacketed bullet has a lead tip and is retained by three stab crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.4in
CaseLength2.98in
OverallLength3.75in

Calibre

.450/.400 x 3 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH C 400S C

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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