Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.4153

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.2in
OverallLength3.43in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

303 BRITISH [Kings Norton]

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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