Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1917

Object Number

XX.4145

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer and pointed nickel jacketed bullet.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter7.6mm
CaseLength55.9mm
OverallLength77.5mm

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

J.17 VII [Birmingham Metals & Munitions Plant]

Associations

Notes

B.A.Temple. .303 British Service Cartridges. Vol 1.
A.O.Edwards British Service .303 Ammo, Kent 1979