Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Mk. I Colt Revolver by WRA Co

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Mk. I Colt Revolver by WRA Co

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3372

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

BulletDiameter0.44 in
CaseLength0.88 in
OverallLength1.36 in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WRA 455 COLT

Associations

Places America

Notes

L.Harris 'Notes on .455 Webley Revolver Cartridges'
F.C.Barnes 'Cartridges of the World'.
White & Munhall 'Pistol and Revolver Cartridges'.