Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500 in Black Powder Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .500 in Black Powder Express by Kynoch

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3758

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed tapered brass case, with a very large copper primer. The bullet is a conical lead type with a small copper tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.5 in
CaseLength2.99 in
OverallLength3.44 in

Calibre

.500 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 500

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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