Object Title

Cartridge box - .223 in Folded

Cartridge box - .223 in Folded

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.2420

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A box containing 2 cartridges. The cartridge is an C shaped plastic case with a centrally mounted primer. The top half of the cartridge contains the bulk of the charge. The lower half contains the copper jacketed copper bullet. The two examples in the box are white and blue

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.223in
CaseLength0.48in
OverallLength0.99in

Calibre

.223 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Cart: NVM The box is clear plastic presentation box

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 .