Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Holland and Holland Black Powder

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Holland and Holland Black Powder

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3755

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed tapered brass case, with a small copper primer. The bullet is a conical, lead type. with a single, deep grease groove

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.55in
CaseLength2.86in
OverallLength3.49in

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Holland & Holland .577

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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