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

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

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon. Military Rifle and Machinegun Ammunition.