Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Eley

Date

1900

Object Number

XX.236

Physical Description

Large rimmd straigh brass case with a small copper Boxer primer. The bullet is deeply seated conical lead pattern with a paper patch. The case and bullet have been varnished

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.56in
OverallLength3.55in
CaseLength3in

Calibre

.577 x 3 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY 577 LONDON

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For suitable express rifles G.Hoyam Vol III P 50 - 51