Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII Ball

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII Ball

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XX.4202

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.3in
CaseLength2.2in
OverallLength3.02in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

AOC 1340

Associations

Places Egypt

Notes

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