Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in No. 1

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in No. 1

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XX.3710

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A short rimmed coiled brass case, with a base cup and brass rim rivetted in place, there is a small copper primer. The conical brass bullet is solid

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length: 1.98 in, C/Length: 1.51 in, Bullet Dia: 0.44 in

Calibre

.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

NVM

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, 6th Ed.
G.Hoyem. History & Development of Small Arms Ammo. Vol 3.