Object Title

Cartridge box - .303 Mk. IV Cordite

Cartridge box - .303 Mk. IV Cordite

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.2411

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A pack containing 10 cartridges. The cartridge is a rimmed bottlenecked brass case with a very large copper primer. The bullet is conical, hollow pointed and nickel jacketed

Dimensions

Dimensions: O/Length:3.04in, C/Length:2.20in, B/Diam:0.30in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Cart: R L IV O The pack is brown paper with red 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 .