Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VIII Tracer

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VIII Tracer

Date

1957

Object Number

XX.4199

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A bottlenecked rimmed brass case with a large copper primer and pointed nickel jacketed bullet. The primer annulus has red lacquer in it

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3 in
CaseLength2.2 in
OverallLength3 in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

57 RG G8 [Radway Green]

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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