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

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

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.