Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Mk. I Eley Revolver

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .455 in Mk. I Eley Revolver

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3420

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, ratained by a rolled crimp.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength0.86in
OverallLength1.31in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY 455

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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