Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .45 in Auto

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .45 in Auto

Date

1955

Object Number

XX.3608

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A short rimless brass case with a small brass primer. The bullet is a copper jacketed round nosed type. The primer annulus had black laquer in it

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength0.89in
OverallLength1.25in

Calibre

.45 in

Inscriptions and Marks

HXP 55 [[Greek Powder & Cartridge Co]

Associations

Places Greece

Notes

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