Object Title

Cartridge box - .450/.400 in Nitro Express by Kynoch

Cartridge box - .450/.400 in Nitro Express by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.2353

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 with a lead tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.4in
CaseLength2.98in
OverallLength3.74in

Calibre

.450/.400 x 3 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Cartridge: KYNOCH 400 NITRO 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 .