Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in REWA by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in REWA by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1634

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A large,rimmed brass case with a slight bottleneck. 3 short stab crimps appear on the case neck. The bullet is copper jacketed, conical, with a lead softnose. A large copper primer is fitted

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.577 in
CaseLength2.99 in
OverallLength3.84 in

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

.577 REWA

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For use in .577 Rewa K.
G. Hoyem. The History & Development of Small Arms Ammunition, vol III.