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.369 Nitro Express

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Type  Rifle
Designer  James Purdey & Sons
Produced  1922
Place of origin  United Kingdom
Designed  1922
Case type  Rimmed, bottleneck

The .369 Nitro Express, also known as the .369 Purdey Nitro Express, is a centerfire, rifle cartridge developed by James Purdey & Sons and introduced in 1922.

Overview

The .369 Nitro Express is a rimmed cartridge originally designed for use in Purdey's own double rifles. The cartridge offers almost identical ballistic performance to the .375 H&H Flanged Magnum, firing a projectile of the same .375 inch caliber.

As is common with double rifles, the .369 Nitro Express was offered in one loading, firing a 270gr projectile at 2525 fps.

References

.369 Nitro Express Wikipedia


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