Object Title

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .450 in Nitro Express

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .450 in Nitro Express

Date

1910

Object Number

XX.5556

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading, 27/05/2001

Physical Description

A rimmed tapered brass cartridge, with a large copper primer, covered with a black lacquer mark. The bullet is a flat nosed cyldindrical pattern with a paper patch

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength3.23in
OverallLength4.15in

Calibre

.450 x 3 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY LONDON 450

Associations

Notes

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