Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Long

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Long

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3293

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.447in
CaseLength0.86in
OverallLength1.429in

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'.