The "577/500 BP Express" (BP) for Black Powder was introduced in 1879 and
reference books on this cartridge differ on the case length.
The "577/500 BP Express" was a popular hunting cartridge in India and other countries
in its day.
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These very early Black
Powder  No.2 Cartridges
were replaced by the
Smokeless Powder version
or (577/500 Nitro Express)
in the early 1900s.
Picture to the Left shows
the 577/500 NO 2. BP
(BP= Black Powder)
EXPRESS) Head Stamp
British Cartridges
"577/ 500" No.2 B.P.E.
B.P.E. = Black Powder Express
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