Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Jeffery

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .280 in Jeffery

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.3999

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, copper jacketed type, with a black coating

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.286 in
CaseLength2.5 in
OverallLength3.39 in

Calibre

.280 in

Inscriptions and Marks

jEFFERY KN KN .333

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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