Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .300 in Winchester Magnum by DWM

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .300 in Winchester Magnum by DWM

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.1980

Provenance

Purchased 25 June 1991.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked belted rimless brass case with a large nickel primer. The bullet is a copper jacketed spitzer with a flat lead tip. There is a single cannelure visible around the bullet above the case mouth.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.61in
OverallLength3.35in

Calibre

.300 in

Inscriptions and Marks

DWM K W .300 WIN MAG

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.