Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Revolver by DC Co

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Revolver by DC Co

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3380

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, retained by a single rolled crimp

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.43in
CaseLength0.74in
OverallLength1.24in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

DCCo 455 [Dominion Cartridge Co]

Associations

Places Canada

Notes

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