Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Wadcutter

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Wadcutter

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3316

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a small nickel primer. The bullet is a convex, flat nosed lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength0.75in
OverallLength1in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

W.S.C 455 [Maker unidentified]

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'.