Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1941

Object Number

XX.2023

Provenance

Purchased 25 June 1991.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer, sealed with purple lacquer. The bullet is a copper jacketed spitzer retained by three long, deep stab crimps

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.21in
OverallLength3.02in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

RG VII 1941

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.