Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Nitro by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Nitro by Kynoch

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3741

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A large, straight rimmed brass case, with a large copper primer. The bullet is a conical, nickel jacketed type with a rounded lead tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.578in
CaseLength3.23in
OverallLength3.93in

Calibre

.577 x 3 1/4 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 577 NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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