Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Armour Piercing

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .303 in Armour Piercing

Date

1938

Object Number

XX.4209

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 is covered with green lacquer

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.31in
CaseLength2.19in
OverallLength3.03in

Calibre

.303 in

Inscriptions and Marks

K 1938 WI

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

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