Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 B Mk. VII Z

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 B Mk. VII Z

Date

1942

Object Number

XX.1929

Provenance

Private donation, June 1991

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is copper jacketed spitzer with a blue painted tip. There is a blue ring around the cannelure

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31in
CaseLength2.21in
OverallLength3.02in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

RG 1942 BVIIIZ

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.