Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .458 in Winchester Magnum

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .458 in Winchester Magnum

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.5526

Physical Description

A rimless belted , bottlenecked brass cartridge, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a round nosed copper jacketed type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength2.48in
OverallLength3.31in

Calibre

.458 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WINCHESTER 458 MAGNUM

Associations

Places America

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Development of Small Arms Ammn. Vol 3
F.Barnes, Cartridges of the World
Jenselink & Wanting, Patronen