Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.500 in No. 2 Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.500 in No. 2 Express by Kynoch

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.225

Physical Description

A long bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is round nosed paper patched lead

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.5in
CaseLength2.83in
OverallLength3.37in

Calibre

.577/500 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH No 2 EXPRESS.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist and Dev of S.A.A. Vol 3. p