Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in W1 Armour Piercing

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in W1 Armour Piercing

Date

1942

Object Number

XX.2037

Provenance

Purchased 25 June 1991.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is a nickel jacketed spitzer, retained by three short stab crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31 in
CaseLength2.21 in
OverallLength3.02 in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K2 1942 WI

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.