Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Eley Revolver

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Eley Revolver

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3369

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a small copper primer. The bullet is a conical, solid lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength0.87in
OverallLength1.37in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEYS 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'.