Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. V Cordite

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. V Cordite

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XX.4191

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer and hollow pointed nickel jacketed bullet

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.19in
OverallLength3.11in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

R L V C { Royal Laboratories]

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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