Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1940

Object Number

XX.4126

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
CaseLength2.2in
OverallLength3.05in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

GB 1940 VII

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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