Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Revolver by Kynoch

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Revolver by Kynoch

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3379

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is a conical, solid lead type. It is retained by a single rolled crimp

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength0.74in
OverallLength1.23in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 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'.