Object Title

Cartridge box - .242 in Vickers

Cartridge box - .242 in Vickers

Date

1901-1930

Object Number

XX.2394

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A box containing 9 cartridges. The cartridge is a rimless bottlenecked brass case with a large brass primer.The bullet is pointed and nickel jacketed with a copper tip.

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length:3.18in, C/Length:2.39in, B/Diam:0.24in

Calibre

.242 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Cart: VICKERS' 242 K The box label is yellow 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 .