Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Black Powder Express by Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Black Powder Express by Eley

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.1795

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A long tapered rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The round nosed lead bullet has a hollow point filled by a copper tube

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength3.24in
OverallLength3.82in

Calibre

.450 x 3 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY LONDON 450

Associations

Notes

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