Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII Z

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII Z

Date

1972

Object Number

XX.4168

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

BulletDiameter0.31in
CaseLength2.2in
OverallLength3.03in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

RG 72 7Z

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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