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

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

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.