Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .500 in Eley

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .500 in Eley

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3077

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A thin rimmed brass case with a small copper primer. The bullet is a squat round-nosed lead type with three deep grease grooves

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.5in
CaseLength0.77in
OverallLength1.25in

Calibre

.500 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY LONDON

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

L.Harris 'Notes on .455 Webley Revolver Cartridges'
F.C.Barnes 'Cartridges of the World'.
White & Munhall 'Pistol and Revolver Cartridges'.