Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Colt

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Colt

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3285

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a small brass primer. The bullet is 272 grain round-nosed lead

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.444in
CaseLength0.886in
OverallLength1.406in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

DOMINION 455 COLT

Associations

Places Canada

Notes

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


Made by Canadian Industries Ltd., Canada.