Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Needham

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Needham

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XX.1783

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A rimless brass cylinder closed at one end. The base has an ignition orifice and a waffle pattern primer fitted. The case neck has a copper collar around it, within which can be seen the nose of a lead bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length:1.62 in., B/Diam: 0.45 in.

Calibre

.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain