Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in by T. Bland and Sons

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in by T. Bland and Sons

Date

1800-1830

Object Number

XX.4046

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, having a nickel jacket and small tip exposed

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3085in
CaseLength2.207in
OverallLength3.18in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

'T BLAND & SONS LONDON'

Associations

Notes

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