Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Lewis

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Lewis

Date

1918

Object Number

XX.436

Provenance

J.Gooding collection

Physical Description

Rimless, tapered bottle-necked brass case, with a very large copper primer. The spitzer bullet has a cupro-nickel jacketed Mk.VII projectile, and is deeply seated in the case.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter7.6 mm
CaseLength61.7 mm
OverallLength80 mm

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

R L 18 I

Associations

Places England

Notes

J.Huon 'Military rifle and machine gun cartridges' p.307