Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Enfield

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Enfield

Date

1949

Object Number

XX.1996

Provenance

Purchased 25 June 1990.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimless brass case with a large brass primer sealed with a purple lacquer. The copper jacketed buleet is a spitzer type, and has a pink tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.28in
CaseLength1.7in
OverallLength2.53in

Calibre

.280/.30 in

Inscriptions and Marks

RG 280/30 49

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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