Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mauser

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mauser

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1479

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A tapered rimless bottlenecked brass case with a small staked copper primer. The nickel jacketed bullet has a flat lead tip and six twisted machined slots in the bullet body to aid expansion

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31in
CaseLength2.2in
OverallLength3.07in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

FRASER EDINBURGH

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of S.A.A. Vol 3.