Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Short by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Short by Kynoch

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XX.1625

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A short rimmed brass case with a slight bottleneck. A large brass primer is fitted. The lead bullet is conical

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.558 in
CaseLength1.99 in
OverallLength2.45 in

Calibre

.577 x 2 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Kynoch .577 s. For use in Snider carbine/ Howdah pistols.
G. Hoyem. The History & Development of Small Arms Ammunition,vol III.