Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Eley

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Eley

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3286

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength0.882in
OverallLength1.465in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY. LONDON

Associations

Notes

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