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

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

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.