Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Howdah by Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577 in Howdah by Eley

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3770

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed short brass case, with a small copper primer. The bullet is a conical lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.42 in
CaseLength1.61 in
OverallLength2.22 in

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY LONDON 577

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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