Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Self Loading

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Self Loading

Date

1933

Object Number

XX.2022

Provenance

Purchased 25 June 1991.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The lower portion of the case, including the rim and base, are blackened. The bullet is a copper spitzer

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.21in
OverallLength3.02in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K33 S.L.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
B.A.Temple, .303 Identification Manual Vol 3.