Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1940

Object Number

XX.4133

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

BulletDiameter0.26 in
CaseLength2.19 in
OverallLength3.1 in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K1940 VII

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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