Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1952

Object Number

XX.2051

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31 in
CaseLength2.22 in
OverallLength3.03 in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

GB 7 52

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.
B.A.Temple, .303 Identification Manual Vol 1.