Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Accellerated Express

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Accellerated Express

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.4052

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31in
CaseLength2.495in
OverallLength3.675in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

'KINGS NORTON METAL Co Ld'

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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