Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Sporting by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Sporting by Kynoch

Date

1930

Object Number

XX.1870

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A rimmed , tapered brass case with a bottleneck. There is a large copper primer fitted. The nickel jacketed bullet is slightly tapered and has a lead tip. It is retained by three stab crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.308in
CaseLength2.19in
OverallLength3.04in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 303

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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