Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Jeffery

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Jeffery

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3962

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a conical, steel jacketed copper point

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.285in
CaseLength2.46in
OverallLength3.37in

Calibre

.280 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KYNOCH j.280 NITRO

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

F.G.Barnes. Cartridges of the World, 6th Ed.
G.Hoyem. History & Development of Small Arms Ammo. Vol 3.