Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Snider

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Snider

Date

1860

Object Number

XX.1908

Provenance

R.C.Wright collection. Donated September 1991.

Physical Description

A coiled brass case with a separate brass base and iron disc rim. There is a small copper primer fitted. The conical bullet is lead

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.56 in
CaseLength1.95 in
OverallLength2.42 in

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon. Military Rifle and Machinegun Ammunition.