450 #2 Nitro Expess 3 1/2" Unprimed Brass
450 #2 NE 3 1/2" Unprimed Brass
Box of 20 pieces
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The .450 Nitro Express #2 was designed by the Eley Brothers in 1903 for the purpose of hunting large dangerous game such as elephants and rhinocerous. It was used almost exclusively in single-shot and double-express rifles for hunting in Tropics or hot climates in general and is associated with the Golden Age of African safaris and Indian shikars. A prominent user was Frederick Courteney Selous, whom used this cartridge in a Farquharson rifle was the inspiration for the character of Allan Quatermain.