Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Eley

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Eley

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.4058

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 round nosed conical, nickel jacketed type

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3095in
CaseLength2.216in
OverallLength3.218in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

' ELEY LONDON '

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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