Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Ball Mk. VII by Fabrique Nationale

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Ball Mk. VII by Fabrique Nationale

Date

1952

Object Number

XX.4154

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large brass primer and pointed nickel jacketed bullet, the tip and neck of which are covered with purple lacquer

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.21in
OverallLength2.99in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

FN 52

Associations

Places Belgium

Notes

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