Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Savage

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Savage

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.3230

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed bottlenecked brass case, with a large copper primer. The bullet is a short round nosed, copper jacketed type with a lead tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.01in
OverallLength2.63in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY SAVAGE

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, 6th Ed.
F.A.Datig. Cartridges. Vol
Munhall & White. Cartridge Headstamp Guide T cartridge should not be confused with the British .303 as it has longer necked case, and uses a .30 caliber bullet.