Object Title

Cartridge box - .470 in Nitro Express

Cartridge box - .470 in Nitro Express

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.2359

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A box containing 5 cartridges. The cartridge is a rimmed bottlenecked brass case with a very large brass primer.The bullet is conical and copper jacketed

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.46in
CaseLength3.24in
OverallLength3.91in

Calibre

.470 x 3 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Cartridge: KYNOCH 470 The box is red and yellow 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 .