Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Adder

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Adder

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.1478

Provenance

Private collection purchased from Arian Trading June 1990.

Physical Description

A short tapered rimmed brass case with a bottleneck, and large copper primer. This case is formed from a cut down .303 cartridge. The bullet is a round nosed solid lead type, with a single grease groove

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31in
CaseLength1.46in
OverallLength2in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

303 ADDER

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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