Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .243 in Winchester

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .243 in Winchester

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.3650

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless acutely bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a comparatively small pointed, copper jacketed type with a lead tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.24in
CaseLength2.03in
OverallLength2.6in

Calibre

.243 in

Inscriptions and Marks

RP 243 WIN [Remington Peters]

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, 6th Ed.
Munhall & White. Cartridge Headstamp Guide