Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Eley Nitro Wadcutter

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Eley Nitro Wadcutter

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3315

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is a short, convex flat-nosed type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength0.76in
OverallLength0.99in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY NITRO 455

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'.