Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Ross

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Ross

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3982

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A semi - rimmed bottlenecked case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a conical, nickel jacketed copper tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.282 in
CaseLength2.6 in
OverallLength3.47 in

Calibre

.280 in

Inscriptions and Marks

R.R.CO. .280 ROSS

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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