Object Title

Cartridge box - .404 in Nitro Express

Cartridge box - .404 in Nitro Express

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.2379

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A box containing 10 cartridges. The cartridge is a rimless bottlenecked brass case with a large copper primer.The bullet is conical and nickle jacketed with a lead tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.41in
CaseLength2.85in
OverallLength3.53in

Calibre

.404 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Cartridge :ELEY 404 The box label is beige with red print

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.
G.Hoyem, History & Development ofSmall Arms Ammo. Vol .