Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .450 in Revolver

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .450 in Revolver

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3389

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A short rimmed brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is a conical, solid lead type. The rim is exceptionally shallow

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.47in
CaseLength0.68in
OverallLength1.12in

Calibre

.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

G * [Society Munitions de Francais- Gevelot]

Associations

Places France

Notes

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