Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.4143

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.2in
OverallLength2.99in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

PMP .303 Mk7 [Pretoria Manufacturing]

Associations

Places South Africa

Notes

B.A.Temple. .303 British Service Cartridges. Vol 1.