Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Ross by Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Ross by Eley

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1467

Provenance

P.Budgen collection

Physical Description

Tapered, semi rimmed bottle necked brass case, with a large copper primer, slightly rebated. The pointed bullet is nickel jacketed with a copper tip. There is a small fracture at the case neck

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.285 in
CaseLength2.6 in
OverallLength3.44 in

Calibre

.280 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY.280

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Notes:G.Hoyem, Hist and Dev of S.A.A. Vol 3, p.149.