Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .450 in Revolver

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .450 in Revolver

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3455

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a small copper primer retained in a separate brass annulus. The base is also separate. The bullet is a conical, solid lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength0.65in
OverallLength1.1in

Calibre

.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY BROS LONDON

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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