Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .250-3000 in

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .250-3000 in

Date

1975

Object Number

XX.2104

Provenance

Found in stores.

Physical Description

A sharply bottlenecked tapered rimless brass case with a large brass primer. (The case neck has a vertical split.) The bullet is a copper jacketed spitzer with a slightly flattened tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.25in
CaseLength1.91in
OverallLength2.49in

Calibre

.250 in

Inscriptions and Marks

250-3000 S.A. CORP

Associations

Places America

Notes

This cartridge appears to be a small production 'wildcat' type using reformed .308 in cases.