Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Sporting by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Sporting by Kynoch

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.2044

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading March 1992 .

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large brass primer sealed with purple lacquer. The bullet is a conical copper jacketed type, with a soft lead tip, and is retained by three stab crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3 in
CaseLength2.21 in
OverallLength3.06 in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 303

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol3.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.