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

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

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.