Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Mk. II Manstopper by Eley

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Mk. II Manstopper by Eley

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3326

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a small copper primer. The bullet is a deeply concave lead type, retained with a rolled crimp

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength0.87in
OverallLength1.17in

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'.