Object Title

Percussion rifle cartridge - .577 in Enfield P. 53

Percussion rifle cartridge - .577 in Enfield P. 53

Date

1831-1870

Object Number

XX.2207

Provenance

Purchased with Panmuir cased P53 rifle. XII.

Physical Description

A paper wrapped charge, with a white paper outer, and thin card inner. The base is sealed with a paper twist. The bullet is sealed at the nose, and waxed

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.59in
OverallLength3in

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

Thom Richardson, An introduction to Indian arms and armour, Leeds, Royal Armouries, 2007: 45

Notes

VALUED WITH GUN