Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Snider Brass Foil

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Snider Brass Foil

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.454

Provenance

J. Gooding collection, purchased 1988

Physical Description

A brass foil case with separate brass cup base and iron disc rim. The rim is retained by a brass rivet which also acts as the annulus for the small copper primer. The round nosed lead bullet is heald by a rolled crimp

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.55in
CaseLength1.95in
OverallLength2.46in

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain