Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Mk. II Target

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Mk. II Target

Date

1940

Object Number

XX.298

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A short rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is a truncated lead type, with a domed nose.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.455 in
CaseLength0.76 in
OverallLength0.98 in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

D.C.Co .455 (Dominion Cartridge Company)

Associations

Places Canada

Notes

F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.
Bruce & Reinhart, Webley Revolvers.