Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Eley Wadcutter

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Eley Wadcutter

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3320

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength0.75in
OverallLength1.02in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY 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'.