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

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

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'.