Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Magnum

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Magnum

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XX.4041

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimless bottlenecked brass case, with a large copper primer. The bullet is a pointed conical, copper jacketed type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31 in
CaseLength2.35 in
OverallLength3.214 in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

'MAGNUM .303'

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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