BRITISH SPORTING .40" UP TO .499"

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476 WESTLEY RICHARDS

British development to replace the .450" calibers when it was banned in India and the Sudan to stop rebels aquiring components for their rifles.

Horneber Germany

Early load using the 500 Nitro 3" case. Bullet is the round nosed LT Cap

               

200% view of the "LT No.2" bullet. It is a 385gr. bullet recommended "for soft skinned animals and lighter game" on a box label. The bullet had a nickel envelope half way over the lead, with a hollow lead nose on the "Westley Richards Celebrated Capped Principle"