Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.4045

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

A rimmed bottlenecked brass case, with a large copper primer. The bullet is round nosed conical with nickel copper jacket, having an exposed tip and hollow point

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.309in
CaseLength2.208in
OverallLength2.998in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

'K C II' around the head

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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