Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Eley Accellerated Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Eley Accellerated Express

Object Number

XX.4029

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.305in
CaseLength2.208in
OverallLength3.05in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

'ELEY .303'

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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