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

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

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.