Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Ross

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Ross

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.220

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A rimless, tapered bottlenecked brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is a nickel jacketed spitzer

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.28in
CaseLength2.61in
OverallLength3.4in

Calibre

.280 in

Inscriptions and Marks

R.R.Co CAN 280 ROSS

Associations

Places Canada

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol3.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.