Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Mk. II Cordite

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Mk. II Cordite

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3112

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is conical lead

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength0.75in
OverallLength1.23in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K II C

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'.