Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Eley Manstopper

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Eley Manstopper

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3287

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a small brass primer. The bullet is the 220 grain 'manstopper' type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.453 in
CaseLength0.866 in
OverallLength1.14 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'.