Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. I Blank

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. I Blank

Date

1880

Object Number

XX.239

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased Nov 1983

Physical Description

A rimmed bottlenecked coiled brass case with crude rose crimp to seal the case mouth. The base comprises an iron rim with a rivetted brass anvil into which the primer fits.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 1.50 in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Refer to the series of booklets by P.Labbett on .303 ammunition.