Object Title

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .303 in Magnum

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .303 in Magnum

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3484

Provenance

London Proof House Collection purchased 12/08/1999

Physical Description

A semi-rimmed bottlenecked brass cartridge, with a large copper primer, covered with a purple laquered stripe. The bullet is a pointed, nickel jacketed type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.35in
OverallLength3.33in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

.303 MAGNUM

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Development of Small Arms Ammn. Vol 3
F.Barnes, Cartridges of the World
J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.G. Cartridges
Jenselink & Wanting, Patronen
Munhall & White, Cartridge Headstamp Guide