Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.4057

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 a nickel jacket and exposed tip

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3105in
CaseLength2.198in
OverallLength2.989in

Calibre

.303 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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