Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500 in Nitro by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500 in Nitro by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1617

Provenance

P.Budgen collection.

Physical Description

A rimmed slightly tapered brass case with three small stab crimps at the neck, which has been heat re-formed and discoloured. The large brass primer is sealed around the annulus with a purple laquer.The conical bullet is copper jacketed.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.508in
CaseLength2.99in
OverallLength3.74in

Calibre

.500 Nitro

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH .500 NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem The Hist and Dev of .S.A.A. Vol 3 p59-63.