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450/400 Black Powder Express 2 3/8"

450/400 Black powder Express 2-3/8"

Outdated English charge from the year 1880, later stuffed and smokeless powder. The charge are currently manufactured under the designation 10.3 x 60R Swiss M 30, with regard to the legal regulation of hunting in the swiss canton of Graubünden. Shot of 16.4 g has a muzzle velocity of 730 m/sec. The charge on the image produced by the now non-existent company Eley Brothers Ltd., London, England. To the right is the bullet 7,92 x 57, photo by author.

Source: J. Hýkel, In. Malimánek "Bullets in small arms" Our troops, Prague 1998. Andersen, In. Andresen, T. Stromstad "Cartridge Cases" load your own, Norway, 1995..
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