Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500/.450 Magnum Express by Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500/.450 Magnum Express by Eley

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.1559

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading March 1992.

Physical Description

A long bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a small copper primer. The bullet is a conical lead type with copper nose

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44 in
CaseLength3.23 in
OverallLength3.82 in

Calibre

.500/.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY 500/450

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol3.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.