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

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

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'.