Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Nitro Express by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Nitro Express by Kynoch

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1468

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A copper jacketed, conical hollow pointed bullet, with a single deep cannelure. The brass case is rimmed and tapered, with a bottleneck. A large brass primer is fitted.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.283in
CaseLength2.59in
OverallLength3.45in

Calibre

.280 in

Inscriptions and Marks

280 KYNOCH NITRO EXPRESS

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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