Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .577 in Revolver Shotshell

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .577 in Revolver Shotshell

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3090

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A squat rimmed brass case with a small copper primer. The casemouth has a cream paper casing, folded at the top, containing a cardboard wad beneath which are lead shot

Dimensions

CaseLength0.79in
OverallLength1.23in

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY 577 LONDON

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

L.Harris 'Notes on .455 Webley Revolver Cartridges'
F.C.Barnes 'Cartridges of the World'.
White & Munhall 'Pistol and Revolver Cartridges'.