Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Mk. II Webley

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Mk. II Webley

Date

1917

Object Number

XX.1976

Provenance

From old Tower collection.

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is a conical lead type, retained by a rolled crimp. The pack is of buff paper, held with blue and white string. It is printed in red 'Cartridges S.A. Ball Webley 12.7.17 KF Mark II'

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KF II 17

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.