Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .375-303 in Axite by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .375-303 in Axite by Kynoch

Date

1905

Object Number

XX.364

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is a conical nickel jacketed type, with a rounded lead tip. It is very similar in dimension to the .303 British. The bullet is retained by three stab crimps at the case neck.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31in
CaseLength2.49in
OverallLength3.34in

Calibre

.375/.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH .375-303 AXITE

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Dev't of Small Arms Ammunition Vol3. F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.