Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.450 in by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.450 in by Kynoch

Date

1880

Object Number

XX.1666

Provenance

P.Budgen collection.

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with an acute bottleneck. A large copper primer is fitted. The conical lead bullet is patched with green paper, and the bullet is retained with a rolled crimp below the case neck

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength2.3in
OverallLength3in

Calibre

.577/.450 x 2 5/16 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