Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VI Ball

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VI Ball

Date

1916

Object Number

XX.4175

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer and round nosed nickel jacketed bullet.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter7.6mm
CaseLength55.9mm
OverallLength78.7mm

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

KF VI (arrow) I 5-16 (Kirkee arsenal)

Associations

Places India

Notes

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