Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.450 in Martini-Henry

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.450 in Martini-Henry

Date

1860

Object Number

XX.1906

Provenance

R.C.Wright collection. Donated September 1991

Physical Description

A rimmed coiled brass case with a separate brass base, to which is rivetted an iron disc rim. There is a small copper primer fitted.The round nosed lead bullet is paper patched

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength2.31in
OverallLength3.01in

Calibre

.577/.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon. Military Rifle and Machinegun Ammunition.