Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1943

Object Number

XX.2030

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 three long crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31in
CaseLength2.22in
OverallLength3.02in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

MW 43 VII (No6 Small Arms Factory, Welchpool)

Associations

Places Australia

Notes

Munhall & White, Cart. Headstamp Guide. J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.