Object Title

Centrefire rifle tracer cartridge - .303 in Mk. VI G Day Tracer

Centrefire rifle tracer cartridge - .303 in Mk. VI G Day Tracer

Date

1943

Object Number

XX.2024

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading March 1992.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer, sealed with red lacquer. The bullet is a nickel jacketed spitzer with a white painted tip. A single cannelure is visible just above the case mouth

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31in
CaseLength2.2in
OverallLength3.03in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K4 GVI 43

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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