Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Nitro Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Nitro Express by Kynoch

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3753

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.57 in
CaseLength2.98 in
OverallLength3.72 in

Calibre

.577 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.