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

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

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.