Object Title

Cartridge packet - .577 in Snider

Cartridge packet - .577 in Snider

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.2391

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A pack containing 10 cartridges. The cartridge is a rimmed paper covered rolled brass case with a small copper primer in an iron base. The bullet is conical lead and paper patched

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length:2.40in, C/Length:1.95in, B/Diam:0.52in

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Cartridge: NVM but a red line around the paper tube The packet is brown with black print

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.
G.Hoyem, History & Development ofSmall Arms Ammo. Vol .