Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .475 in No. 2 Nitro Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .475 in No. 2 Nitro Express by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.271

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A very long rimmed brass case with slight bottleneck. A very large copper primer is fitted. The bullet is a conical copper jacketed type retained by three punch crimps. The case is heavily patinated

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.47in
CaseLength3.49in
OverallLength4.3in

Calibre

.475 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 475 No2. NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol 3. Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.