7.7 x 56R : ; Cartridge, SA, Armour Piercing, .303-inch, Mk 7 W
sectioned cartridge & caption
whole : configuration : standard cartridge sectioned longitudinally to show construction
Description: one of a series of sectioned inert cartridges prepared for display during the early days of the Imperial War Museum, and accompanied by what appears to be a live complete cartridge (missing in this instance) with a slightly modified rim to allow it to lie flat when mounted for display and the original caption.
1) original caption
1) 8. .303 N.C. MARK VII.W. // Armour piercing. Charge of // 41 grains nitro-cellulose powder. // Bullet with steel core in lead // and steel envelope with cupro- // nickel (sic) // 3723