Object Title

Centrefire pistol explosive tracer cartridge - .45 in Auto Explosive Tracer

Centrefire pistol explosive tracer cartridge - .45 in Auto Explosive Tracer

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.5683

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A short rimless brass case with a small nickel primer. The bullet is a copper jacketed flat nose, with an inverted primer inserted into it. The nose is covered with red paint

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength0.89in
OverallLength1.22in

Calibre

.45 in

Inscriptions and Marks

RP 45 AUTO [Remington Peters]

Associations

Places America

Notes

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