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

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

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

R L 52 7

Associations

Places Britain