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

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

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.