Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Long

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Long

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3292

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with 3 point stabs and a small copper primer. The bullet is round-nosed lead

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.453 in
CaseLength0.865 in
OverallLength1.458 in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

none

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'.