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.577 Snider

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  1. cartridge was a British black powder metallic cartridge, which fired a .577" 480gr lead projectile, primarily used in the Snider-Enfield rifle

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  2. Early .577 Snider cartridges were made from paper, with a metallic base and primer, but later commercial cartridges were made from drawn brass, much like modern small arms ammunition

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  3. cartridge was eventually replaced in service by the .577/450 Martini-Henry cartridge in the 1870s

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  4. Snider-Martini-Enfield Cartridges
    Snider-Martini-Enfield Cartridges

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  5. cartridge is considered obsolete, with commercial production having ceased in the 1930s

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