Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII Z B Explosive Incendiary

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII Z B Explosive Incendiary

Date

1942

Object Number

XX.2043

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading March 1992.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer, sealed with blue lacquer. The copper jacketed spitzer bullet has a blue painted tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.21in
OverallLength3.01in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K5 1942 BVIIz

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.
B.A.Temple, .303 Identification Manual Vol 4.