Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Mk. I Webley Revolver by Eley

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Mk. I Webley Revolver by Eley

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3373

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, and is particularly long compared to similar cartidges

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength0.86in
OverallLength1.46in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY LONDON 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'.