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

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

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.