Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Mk. VII

Date

1940

Object Number

XX.4203

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

KF 3-40 VII [Kirkee arsenal]

Associations

Places India

Notes

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