Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VI by Eley Bros

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VI by Eley Bros

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.4189

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

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.21in
OverallLength3.09in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

E 13 VI [Eley Bros]

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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