Object Title

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .577 in Revolver

Centrefire revolver cartridge - .577 in Revolver

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3091

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A converted Martini-Henry case, cut down to chamber in a revolver.The case bocy is rolled brass with a paper outer, and the base is a brass cup with iron rim. The bullet is a lead ball

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.55in
OverallLength1.2in
CaseLength1in

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

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'.