Object Title

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .280 in Kynoch Nitro Express

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .280 in Kynoch Nitro Express

Date

1915

Object Number

XX.5565

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading, 27/05/2001

Physical Description

A rimmed, bottlenecked brass cartridge, with a large nickel primer that has a purple lacquered strip across it. The bullet is an elongated round nosed type with a hollow point.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter7.1mm
CaseLength66mm
OverallLength88.9mm

Calibre

.280 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 280 NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

G.Hoyem, History & Development of Small Arms Ammn. Vol 3
F.Barnes, Cartridges of the World