Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VIII Z

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VIII Z

Date

1966

Object Number

XX.4170

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

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

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K66 8z

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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