Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Express by Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Express by Eley

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1627

Provenance

P.Budgen collection.

Physical Description

Large slightly tapered rimmed brass case with a small copper primer. The patched lead bullet is conical in shape with a hollow point filled by a copper cap.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.577in
CaseLength2.74in
OverallLength3.4in

Calibre

.577 x 2 3/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY .577 LONDON.

Associations

Notes

G.Hoyem Hist and Dev of S.A.A. Vol 3 p48/49