Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .45 in Auto

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .45 in Auto

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3602

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A short rimless brass case with a small copper primer that has as mall hole drilled in it. The bullet is a copper jacketed round nosed type, seated on a single rolled cannelure, about three quarters of the way up the case. It is further retained by four punch crimps

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length;1.26 in, C/length: 0.89 in, Bullet diam:0.44 in

Calibre

.45 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 45 AC

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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