Current Rifle Cartridges
458 LOTT
The .458 LOTT was designed
by the famous African hunter
(of the day) Jack Lott, and
introduced as a wildcat in 1971
for large dangerous game
hunting as an advantage over
the 458 Winchester Magnum.
It was standardized by SAAMI
in 1995due to A-Square's work,
being the first the company to
offer the cartridge commercially
in 1989.  
The case was originally design
by fire forming (widening) the
.373 H&H case to except .458"