Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Mk. II

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Mk. II

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3385

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a smallnickel primer. The primer annulus is mauve painted. The bullet is a conical, solid lead type, retained by a single rolled crimp

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.43in
CaseLength0.75in
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'.