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

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

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.