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Cartridges added and taken off the obsolete list

posted 11 Nov 2020, 04:07 by Tony Cattermole   [ updated 11 Nov 2020, 04:07 ]
For members information the first link in the Home Office message, namely

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/933597/Govt_Response_09-11-2020.pdf)

which was sent with my website post on Monday includes the cartridges involved on pages 13 and 14 however for ease of reference the 7 cartridges removed from the obsolete list are:-

.320 British (also known as .320 Revolver CF, short or long)
.41 Colt (short or long)
.44 Smith & Wesson Russian
.442 Revolver (also known as .44 Webley)
9.4mm Dutch Revolver
10.6mm German Ordnance Revolver
11mm French Ordnance Revolver M1873 (Army)

There are 23 additions to the list.
These are:-

.26 BSA (Rimless Belted Nitro Express)
.33 BSA (.33 Belted Rimless Nitro Express)
.360 No 2 Nitro Express
.40 BSA (.40 Belted Rimless Nitro Express)
.400/360 2 3/4 inch, Nitro Express
.425 Westley Richards Magnum
.475 3 1/4 inch Nitro Express
.475 No 2 Jeffery Nitro Express
.475 No 2 Nitro Express
.476 Nitro Express (.476 Westley Richards)
.50-90 2.5 inch
.50-110 2.4 inch
.577 – 3 inch (Black Powder & Nitro Express)
.577 – 3 1/4 inch (Black Powder & Nitro Express)
6.5 x 53mm R Mannlicher (Dutch/Romanian)
8 x 56 mm Mannlicher Schoenauer
8 x 58 mm R Krag
8 mm Murata
9 x 56 mm Mannlicher Schoenauer
9 x 57 mm R Mauser
9 x 57 mm Rimless Mauser
9.5 x 57 mm Mannlicher Schoenauer
8 mm Roth Steyr

As previously mentioned we are in touch with the Home Office who have had our input on the various issues that will arise and we await their news. We will be in touch with members as soon as we have something further to report.

Derek Stimpson