Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Mk. II by Fiocchi

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Mk. II by Fiocchi

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3386

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a small nickel primer. The bullet is a conical, solid lead type, shorter than that usually found on MkII ammunition

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength0.74in
OverallLength1.19in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

GFL 455 [Fiocchi]

Associations

Places Italy

Notes

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