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

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

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'.