Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Ross

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Ross

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.358

Provenance

Purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked, tapered, semi-rimmed brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is an elongated conical pattern with a nickel jacket

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.28in
CaseLength2.59in
OverallLength3.38in

Calibre

.280 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ROSS E

Associations

Places Canada

Notes

G.Hoyem, Hist & Dev of Small Arms Ammunition Vol 3.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.