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

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

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

RG VII 1941

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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