Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. I Cordite

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. I Cordite

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.4147

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. the case is partially baleckened for three-quarters of its length

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.19in
OverallLength2.99in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

RL C 1

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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