Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Ross

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Ross

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3979

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 round nosed nickel jacketed hollow point

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.285in
CaseLength2.61in
OverallLength3.29in

Calibre

.280 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ROSS . E .

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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