Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .442 in Long Revolver by Eley

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .442 in Long Revolver by Eley

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3537

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a small brass primer, in a separate rivetted brass annulus. The rim is also separate. The bullet is a conical, solid lead type, retained by two punch crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.42in
CaseLength1.01in
OverallLength1.45in

Calibre

.442 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY BROS

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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