Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1931

Object Number

XX.1968

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 jacketed spitzer, retained by three stab crimps

Dimensions

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

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

R L 31 VII

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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