Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1490

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A rimmed brass bottlenecked case with a thick rimmed base and large copper primer. The lead tipped, copper jacketed spitzer bullet is retained by three stab crimps at the caseneck

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31 in
CaseLength2.21 in
OverallLength3.07 in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 303

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem. The history and development of small arms ammunition, Vol 3. p 139.