Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1942

Object Number

XX.2060

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading March 1992.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer, sealed with a purple lacquer. The bullet is a copper jacketed spitzer, retained by a nearly continuous light stabbed crimp

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3 in
CaseLength2.19 in
OverallLength3.04 in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

U VII 1942

Associations

Places South Africa

Notes

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