.577 Nitro Express black powder Round – WWI British sniper


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Deactivated .577 Nitro express round. The .577 Nitro Express was large bore centerfire rifle cartridge designed for hunting large game such as elephant.
Interestingly a small amount of these rifles were re-introduced and proved effective by the British army in WWI for use against German snipers using protective steel plates.

This example is in good condition and has the headstamp .577 NE WR for manufacture by Wolfgang Romey, Germany