Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .45 in Auto

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .45 in Auto

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.5695

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 round nosed type. The case has a rolled crimp just below the base of the bullet

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength0.89in
OverallLength1.26in

Calibre

.45 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WESTERN 45 AUTO

Associations

Places America

Notes

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