Object Title

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Ball by Eley

Centrefire pistol cartridge - .455 in Ball by Eley

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3122

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is round-nosed lead

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.449in
CaseLength0.76in
OverallLength1.195in

Calibre

.455 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY. NITRO. 455

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

L.Harris 'Notes on .455 Webley Revolver Cartridges'
F.C.Barnes 'Cartridges of the World'.
White & Munhall 'Pistol and Revolver Cartridges'.