Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .400 in Purdey

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .400 in Purdey

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.2265

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed straight brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a conical lead type

Calibre

.400 x 3 in

Inscriptions and Marks

400P

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, 6th Ed.
G Hoyem. Hist and Devel of Small Arms Ammo Vol.3