Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Short

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Short

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3749

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed tapered brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a conical lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.56in
CaseLength1.66in
OverallLength2.2in

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

N.N & A Co

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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