Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Sporting

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Sporting

Date

1952

Object Number

XX.1969

Provenance

From stores.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The primer has been fired. The bullet is a sporting nickel jacketed, lead tipped round nosed type and has been inserted subsequent to the original manufacture of the cartridge

Dimensions

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

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

R L 52 7

Associations

Places Britain