Object Title

Centrefire pistol tracer cartridge - .45 in ACP Tracer by Peters

Centrefire pistol tracer cartridge - .45 in ACP Tracer by Peters

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.5682

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A short rimless nickel case with a small nickel primer. The bullet is a copper jacketed round nosed type. The base of the cartridge is unusual in being stepped, with a concave centre. The bullet has a laquered red tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength0.9in
OverallLength1.29in

Calibre

.45 in

Inscriptions and Marks

PETERS 45 ACP

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.C.Barnes 'Cartridges of the World'.
White & Munhall. Centrefire American and British Pistol and Revolver Cartridges'.