Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .45 in Auto

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .45 in Auto

Date

1941

Object Number

XX.3603

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A short rimless brass case with a small copper primer. The bullet is a copper jacketed round nosed type. The base is slightly concave, possibly as a result of a fault in the manufacturing process

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength0.9in
OverallLength1.27in

Calibre

.45 in

Inscriptions and Marks

WCC 41

Associations

Places America

Notes

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