Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.450 in Martini-Henry Solid by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.450 in Martini-Henry Solid by Kynoch

Date

1900

Object Number

XX.1658

Provenance

P.Budgen collection

Physical Description

Rimmed heavily bottlenecked brass case with single rolled crimp around caseneck. A large nickel primer is fitted. The conical bullet is solid lead with an orange paper patch

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.447in
CaseLength2.3in
OverallLength3.19in

Calibre

.577/450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH .577/.450

Associations

Places England

Notes

G.Hoyem. Hist and Dev of S.A.A. Vol 3. p 89-91.