Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500/.450 in Nitro Magnum Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500/.450 in Nitro Magnum Express by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1560

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading March 1992.

Physical Description

A long bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer.The bullet is a conical nicel jacketed type, with a lead tip and four vertical slits around its body

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength3.24in
OverallLength3.86in

Calibre

.500/.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 500-450 NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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