Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .298 in Westley Richards Minex

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .298 in Westley Richards Minex

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.4006

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is a round nosed brass capped lead type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength1.36in
OverallLength1.81in

Calibre

.298 in

Inscriptions and Marks

nil

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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