Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Long by Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in Long by Eley

Date

1870

Object Number

XX.1878

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A pistol sized rimmed brass case with a small copper primer. the lead bullet is conical.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44 in
CaseLength0.87 in
OverallLength1.27 in

Calibre

.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY LONDON.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, History and Development of Small Arma Ammunition Vol 3.