Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.450 in Martini-Henry

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.450 in Martini-Henry

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3692

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless bottlenecked brass case, with a large copper primer. The bullet is a solid lead conical type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.44in
CaseLength2.32in
OverallLength2.99in

Calibre

.577/.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

DC Co 45 MH

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem. History & Development of Small Arms Ammo. Vol 3.