Object Title

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .375/.303 in Axite by Eley

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .375/.303 in Axite by Eley

Date

1906

Object Number

XX.5569

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading, 27/05/2001

Physical Description

A rimmed, bottlenecked brass cartridge, with a large brass primer covered by a purple lacquered stripe. The bullet is an elongated,conical nickel jacketed type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3 in
CaseLength2.47 in
OverallLength3.44 in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ELEY 375/303

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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