Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.450 Martini Solid by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.450 Martini Solid by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1787

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A large rimmed brass case with an acute bottleneck and large brass primer sealed with black laquer. The round nosed lead bullet is of the solid type used for commercial purposes, and it is retained by a cream paper patch and light rolled crimp

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength2.31in
OverallLength3.37in

Calibre

.577/.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 577/450

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, p 344.