Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.25 mm

Centrefire rifle cartridge - 6.25 mm

Date

1946

Object Number

XX.4214

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection, purchased 22/07/1997.

Physical Description

A sharply bottlenecked rimless brass case with a small nickel primer and pointed copper jacketed bullet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 58.8 mm, Case length: 43.4 mm, Bullet diameter: 6.12 mm

Calibre

6.25 x 43 mm _ (.270 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

RG 6.25 x 43

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

B.A.Temple. .303 British Service Cartridges. Vol 1.
P.Labbett Military Small arms Ammunition 1945-1980.