Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577-490-476 in India Police by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577-490-476 in India Police by Kynoch

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.499

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading March 1992.

Physical Description

A very long bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is recessed into the case mouth, which has a roll crimp

Dimensions

OverallLength2.92in

Calibre

.577-490 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 577

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol3.
Formed by necking down a .577 case. Made for an experimental BSA police gun.