Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Sporting by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Sporting by Kynoch

Date

1950

Object Number

XX.2056

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading March 1992.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer. The bullet is a conical nickel jacketed type, with a lead tip.It is retained by three stab crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.19in
OverallLength3.04in

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.