Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Eley Nitro Revolver

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Eley Nitro Revolver

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3414

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is a round-nosed, solid lead type, retained by a deep roll crimp

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength0.75in
OverallLength1.06in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY NITRO 455

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.C.Barnes 'Cartridges of the World'.
White & Munhall 'Pistol and Revolver Cartridges'.