Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500 in Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500 in Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1615

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A straight, rimmed brass case with three stab crimps at the neck. The bullet is a paper patched conical lead type with a hollow point filled with a copper cap. A very large copper primer is fitted

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall lentgth: 3.52 in, Case length: 2.98 in, Bullet diameter: .50 in

Calibre

.500 x 3 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G. Hoyem. The History & Development of Small Arms Ammunition. vol III.