Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in G VI Tracer

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in G VI Tracer

Date

1945

Object Number

XX.4182

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer and red annulus. The bullet is a white tipped copper jacketed pointed pattern

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31in
CaseLength2.19in
OverallLength3.05in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K5 G6 45

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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