Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Nitro Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Nitro Express

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3756

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, nickel jacketed type with a large rounded lead tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.57 in
CaseLength2.97 in
OverallLength3.59 in

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 577

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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