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

BulletDiameter0.55 in
OverallLength1.2 in
CaseLength1 in

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'.