Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Snider by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Snider by Kynoch

Date

1920

Object Number

XX.395

Physical Description

Large rimmed brass case with a slight bottleneck. A large brass primer is fitted. The bullet is a round nosed lead type with a hollow tip plugged by a copper tube. The cartridge is a commercial variant of the military round

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.578 in
OverallLength2.41 in
CaseLength2 in

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH .577 S

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For Snider rifles F,C,Barnes P 204 G,Hoyam Vol III P46