Object Title

Centrefire pistol proof cartridge - .455 in Mk. VI Revolver

Centrefire pistol proof cartridge - .455 in Mk. VI Revolver

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3506

Provenance

London Proof House collection purchased 12/08/1999

Physical Description

A rimmed straight brass cartridge, with a large struck copper primer, covered with a purple laquered stripe. The bullet is a conical copper type, retained by three stab crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.43in
CaseLength0.75in
OverallLength1.23in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K 62 455

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.Barnes, Cartridges of the World
J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.G. Cartridges
Munhall & White, Cartridge Headstamp Guide