Object Title

Cartridge box - .45 ACP by Kynoch

Cartridge box - .45 ACP by Kynoch

Date

1930

Object Number

XX.2127

Provenance

Donated by Bedfordshire Police.29.1.93..

Physical Description

An original box containing 30 rimless brass cartridge with large brass primers. Each bullet is a conical copper jacketed type, retained by three punch crimps.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength0.89in
OverallLength1.26in

Calibre

.45 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Headstamp: 45 A.C. KYNOCH Box: A red and yellow squared box marked: KYNOCH .45' COLT AUTOMATIC PISTOL CARTRIDGES (U.S.A. GOVT. MODEL) SMOKELESS POWDER NON-MERCURIC, NON-CORROSIVE CAPS. METAL COVERED SOLID BULLET 230 grns QUANTITY 50. The Kynoch Lions head trademark is in the top right corner

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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