Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .318 in Axite Accelerated Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .318 in Axite Accelerated Express

Object Number

XX.4027

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless bottlenecked brass case, with a large brass primer. The bullet is round nosed conical, with composite nickel and copper jacket

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.325 in
CaseLength2.397 in
OverallLength3.33 in

Calibre

.318 in

Inscriptions and Marks

'KYNOCH AXITE .318'

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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