Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1941

Object Number

XX.2054

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 jackted spitzer retained by three short, deep stab crimps

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length:3.01 in, C/Length:2.21 in, B/Diam:0.30 in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

GB 1941 VII (Greenwood & Batley.)

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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