Object Title

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .280 in Ross by Kynoch

Centrefire rifle proof cartridge - .280 in Ross by Kynoch

Date

1906

Object Number

XX.5570

Provenance

Purchased from Arian Trading, 27/05/2001

Physical Description

A rimless, tapered bottlenecked brass cartridge, with a large nickel primer covered with a purple lacqurerd stripe. The bullet is a hollow pointed copper type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.27in
CaseLength2.6in
OverallLength3.44in

Calibre

.280 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH 280

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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