Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in

Date

1943

Object Number

XX.4122

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.25in
CaseLength2.21in
OverallLength3in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

1943 DI Z

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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