Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in No. 1

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .450 in No. 1

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3819

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed straight brass case, with a small copper primer. The bullet is a conical, lead hollow point with a copper tube and a paper patch

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.455in
CaseLength1.48in
OverallLength1.99in

Calibre

.450 x 1 1/2 in

Inscriptions and Marks

.ELEY.450 No.1

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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