Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500 in Nitro Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500 in Nitro Express by Kynoch

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3717

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed straoght brass case, with a very large brass primer. The bullet is a conical, copper jacketed type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.5 in
CaseLength2.98 in
OverallLength3.74 in

Calibre

.500 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 500 NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, 6th Ed.
G.Hoyem. History & Development of Small Arms Ammo. Vol 3.