Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1955

Object Number

XX.2049

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading March 1992

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer sealed with purple lacquer. The bullet is a copper jacketed spitzer, retained by a rolled crimp

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31in
CaseLength2.21in
OverallLength3.01in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

RG 55 7

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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