Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1940

Object Number

XX.1940

Provenance

Private donation, June 1991

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. sealed with purple lacquer. The bullet is a nickel jackted spitzer retained by three stab crimps

Dimensions

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

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

GB 1940 VII

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.