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.500 Nitro Express Kynoch JSP, One Cartridge not a Box!



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.500 Nitro Express Kynoch JSP, One Cartridge not a Box!


One Cartridge, not a box, the picture of the box is for reference only!
For more versions of this caliber please see below in related items.
For more information, please see below.

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Please Not on the above picture, on the right: Older Cordite Gun Powder used in these cartridges, the first smokeless powder.

One Cartridge not a box: 500 Nitro Express by Kynoch of the Great Britain older  production using (then new) Kynoch Brass cases with “KYNOCH .500 NITRO” Head-Stamp and loaded Crodite Gunpowder and  a 570 grain CCSJSP (Copper Coated Steel Jacketed Soft Point)  projectile.

History of the 500 Nitro Express cartridge:
The 500 Nitro Express was introduced in 1890 and was filled with *Cordite Smokeless Powder and was derived from the 500 Express BPE “Straight”. BPE  means  Black Powder Express.
*Cordite looks like thin red spaghetti to replace black powder and was then itself replaced in early 1900’s by modern day smokeless gunpowder was invented in 1889 and was used in Military Cartridges and then British Sporting Cartridges starting in 1890.


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Weight 0.30 lbs