Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .445 in Gates

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .445 in Gates

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.3310

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a small nickel primer. The bullet is conical copper, with a flat nose, that exposes the lead core

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.42in
CaseLength1.6in
OverallLength1.92in

Calibre

.445 in

Inscriptions and Marks

.445 GATES

Associations

Places America

Notes

Refer also to XX.3309. This is a near-identical cartridge for sillhouette or game hunting.