Object Title

Cartridge box - .318 in Westley Richards Express

Cartridge box - .318 in Westley Richards Express

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.2365

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A box containing 10 cartridges. The cartridge is a rimless bottlenecked brass case with a large brass primer. The bullet is round nosed and nickel jacketed

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.32in
CaseLength2.38in
OverallLength3.31in

Calibre

.318 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Cartridge: WR 318 The box label is white with black print

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

J.Huon, Military Rifle & M.Gun Ammunition.
F.G.Barnes, Cartridges of the World.
Munhall & White, Cart.Headstamp Guide.
G.Hoyem, History & Development ofSmall Arms Ammo. Vol .