Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.500 in Kynoch No. 2 Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .577/.500 in Kynoch No. 2 Express

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3795

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a conical, copper-tubed lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.5 in
CaseLength2.83 in
OverallLength3.38 in

Calibre

.500 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH NO.2 EXPRESS

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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