Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .450 in Eley Colt

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .450 in Eley Colt

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3321

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
CaseLength0.68in
OverallLength1in

Calibre

.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY 450 COLT

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'.