Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .318 in Nitro by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .318 in Nitro by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1485

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

Rimless bottlenecked brass case with a conical copper jacketed bullet retained by three stab crimps. A large brass primer is fitted with purple laquer around the annulus

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.33in
CaseLength2.39in
OverallLength3.24in

Calibre

.318 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 318 NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, History and development of small arms ammunition. Vol 3.