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

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

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.