Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in W1 Armour Piercing

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in W1 Armour Piercing

Date

1939

Object Number

XX.2018

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading March 1992.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large, fired copper primer. The bullet is a nickel jacketed spitzer, and is a loose fit in the cartridge case, which has no propellant in it

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31in
CaseLength2.21in
OverallLength3.02in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K1939 WI

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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