Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Ross by Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Ross by Eley

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3994

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A semi-rimmed bottlenecked brass case with a copper primer. The bullet is a steel jacketed round nosed hollow point

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.286in
CaseLength2.59in
OverallLength3.23in

Calibre

.280 in

Inscriptions and Marks

.280 * ELEY *

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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