Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Snider

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Snider

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.2293

Physical Description

Componets of a Snider cartridge, comprising a rimmed brass case with small copper primer. The bullet is a hollow based Minie pattern in lead, with a wooden base plug

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

G.Hoyem, History & Dev. of small Arms Ammo. Vol J.Huon, Military Rifle & Machine gun Ammo. F.G.Barnes, Cartidges of the World Munhall & White, Cartridge Headstamp Guide.