Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Mk. V Commercial

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Mk. V Commercial

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.3117

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a small nickel primer. The bullet is a slightly convex nosed lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45 in
CaseLength0.76 in
OverallLength0.99 in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WSC 455

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'.