Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1941

Object Number

XX.2028

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 nickel jacketed spitzer, retained by three short stab crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31 in
CaseLength2.2 in
OverallLength3.02 in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

1941 VII

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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