Object Title

Cartridge box - .450/.400 in by Kynoch

Cartridge box - .450/.400 in by Kynoch

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.2374

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A box containing 10 cartridges. The cartridge is a rimmed bottlenecked brass case with a large copper primer.The bullet is conical and nickel jacketed

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.4in
CaseLength3.23in
OverallLength3.85in

Calibre

.450/.400 x 3 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Cartridge: KYNOCH C 450/400 C The box label is white and orange with black 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 .