Object Title

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .577 in Eley Nitro

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .577 in Eley Nitro

Date

1930

Object Number

XX.5549

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading, 27/05/01.

Physical Description

A rimmed straight brass cartridge, with a large copper primer. The bullet is a flat lead cylinder, paper wrapped

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.577in
CaseLength3.25in
OverallLength4.05in

Calibre

.577 x 3 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY NITRO .577

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Development of Small Arms Ammn. Vol 3