Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Jeffrey Nitro Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Jeffrey Nitro Express by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1466

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

Rimless brass case with an acute bottleneck. The nickel jacketed pointed bullet has a copper tip. A large brass primer is fitted

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.286in
CaseLength2.46in
OverallLength3.39in

Calibre

.280 in

Inscriptions and Marks

.280 NITRO KYNOCH J

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G. Hoyem. The History & Development of Small Arms Ammunition, vol III.