Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500/.450 in Westley Richards No. 2 Musket

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500/.450 in Westley Richards No. 2 Musket

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.1796

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A rimmed bottlenecked brass case with a large brass primer. The round nosed lead bullet is paper patched.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45 in
CaseLength0.35 in
OverallLength3.27 in

Calibre

.500/.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

W.R No.2 MUSKET

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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