|375 Nitro Express 2½ inch Velopex|
|Place of origin||United Kingdom|
|Case type||Rimmed, tapered|
|Bullet diameter||.375 in (9.5 mm)|
|Neck diameter||.397 in (10.1 mm)|
|Base diameter||.456 in (11.6 mm)|
|Rim diameter||.523 in (13.3 mm)|
|Case length||2.5 in (64 mm)|
|Overall length||3.1 in (79 mm)|
Test barrel length: 25 inches|
Source(s): Kynoch & Barnes & Amber.
The .375 Nitro Express 2½ inch Velopex , was a black powder cartridge introduced in 1899.
A hunting cartridge produced for single-shot and double rifles, the .375 Flanged NE is a slightly longer version of the .303 British necked out to .375 caliber. The .375 Flanged Nitro Express should not be confused with the .375 Flanged Magnum, a much longer and more powerful all-round African hunting cartridge.
The .375 Flanged NE is not considered suitable for hunting dangerous game, but is considered a good low velocity medium bore cartridge for woods and plains game with superior performance to the .45-70.
- Barnes, Frank C. & Amber, John T., Cartridges of the World, DBI Books, Northfield, 1972, ISBN 0-695-80326-3.
- Kynoch Ammunition, Big Game Cartridges, kynochammunition.co.uk, retrieved 30 Dec 14.
- lee-enfieldrifles.com, Rebirth of an Old Classic the .375 Flanged Nitro Express!! (Archived 2015-01-03), retrieved 31 Dec 14.
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