Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .442 in Eley Revolver

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .442 in Eley Revolver

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.5438

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a small copper primer. The bullet is a conical, solid lead type with a single grease groove

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.42 in
CaseLength0.66 in
OverallLength1.19 in

Component parts

Calibre

.442 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY 442 LONDON

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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