Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .425 in Westley Richards Magnum

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .425 in Westley Richards Magnum

Date

About 1910

Object Number

XX.5554

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading, 27/05/2001

Physical Description

A bottlenecked brass cartridge, with a rebated rim and large brass or copper primer. The bullet is a conical, nickel jacketed type.

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length: 3.26 in, C/Length: 2.63 in, B/Diam : 0.42 in

Calibre

.425 in

Inscriptions and Marks

425 WR

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Development of Small Arms Ammn. Vol 3
F.Barnes, Cartridges of the World
Munhall & White, Cartridge Headstamp Guide