Y444 English Manufactured .577 Enfield Cartridge for the P-1853 Rifle
Description: Here is a nice cartridge for the P-1853 Rifle. This cartridge retains the powder charge and the bullet is at the base. This one contains a .577 Enfield bullet with a boxwood plug. There is a slice on the bottom of the cartridge which was done intentionally at the arsenal. This cartridge has a slight crack in the paper where the bullet meets the powder charge but is still quite sturdy. The crack has cause the wrapped paper to come loose which is easily fixable.
Measures: L 3.112"
Recovered: Non Dug