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The 450 Nitro Express (3&1/4") was introduced in 1898 by John Rigby & Company
of England as a cordite powder
(smokeless powder) cartridge.
This is the "
up scale" version of the 450 B.P.E. (Black powder Express), which in 1892, was
the most powerful cartridge available at that time.
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450 Nitro Express
By Hornady made in USA
British Cartridges
 450 Nitro Express(3&1/4") Straight
NOT the 450 No.2 Nitro Express
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450 Nitro Express
By Westley Richards of England
New production, 480 Grain FMJ Solid
$14.95 per Cartridge
Older production, 480 Grain FMJ Solid
$29.95 per Cartridge
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