Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.500 in Magnum Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.500 in Magnum Express by Kynoch

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.1618

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A large rimmed brass case with a bottleneck and very large copper primer. The round nosed bullet is lead, and has a copper-tube filled hollow point. The bullet is held with a white paper patch and three stab crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.5 in
CaseLength3.11 in
OverallLength3.74 in

Calibre

.577/.500 x 3 1/8 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 577/500

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of S.A.A Vol 3. p68.