Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .300 in Magnum

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .300 in Magnum

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1477

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A conical nickel jacketed bullet with a lead tip. The bullet has a single deep chambered step where it enters the case mouth. The tapered brass case is rimless and belted, with a long bottleneck. A very large brass primer is fitted

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.302in
CaseLength2.84in
OverallLength3.57in

Calibre

.300 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Suitable sporting rifles.
G. Hoyem. The History & Development of the Cartridge, vol III.