Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .425 in Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .425 in Eley

Date

1880

Object Number

XX.1902

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A straight rimmed brass case very similar in size to that of a .44 revolver. There is a small copper primer. The solid lead bullet is conical

Dimensions

Overall length: 1.73 in, Case length: 1.33 in, Bullet diameter: 0.428 in

Calibre

.425 x 1 5/16 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY 425

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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