.303 inch: A history of the .303 cartridge in the British service

P Labbett

Published by P. Labbett and P.J.F. Mead, 1988
ISBN 10: 095129220X / ISBN 13: 9780951292204
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Title: .303 inch: A history of the .303 cartridge ...
Publisher: P. Labbett and P.J.F. Mead
Publication Date: 1988
Book Condition: very good

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Labbett, P. & Mead, P.J.F.
Published by Forensic Ammunition Service, Spring Arbour, Michigan, USA (1988)
ISBN 10: 095129220X ISBN 13: 9780951292204
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Book Description Forensic Ammunition Service, Spring Arbour, Michigan, USA, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Bound in green leatherette with bright, gilt tiles to spine, this 1988 hardcover First Edition is VG in VG dustjacket (unclipped). (1V)/258pp with Introduction, 10 Chapters, 5 Appendices, Procurement, Approval and Sealing of small arms ammunition, Significant Dates, Abbreviations, References and Index. Large collection of photos, tables, diagrams, scale drawing etc. Dustjjacket slightly chipped at corners, otherwise VG in VG dustjacket Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 0016064

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Labbett, P & P. J. F. Mead
Published by P. Labbett and P. J. F. Mead, London (1988)
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Book Description P. Labbett and P. J. F. Mead, London, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 258 pages, illustrations, tables, charts, diagrams, cloth, dust jacket, very good. Stated first edition. Scarce. Contents include: Pre Adoption Trials, .303 inch Ball Ammunition, .303 inch Armour Piercing Ammunition, .303 inch Incendiary, Explosive and Observing Ammunition, .303 inch Proof Ammunition, .303 inch Grenade and Discharger Ammunition, .303 inch Blank Ammunition, .303 inch Drill and Inspectors Dummy Cartridges, Identification, Appendix I: India Pattern Ammunition, Appendix 2: Propellants and Cap Compositions, Appendix 3: Experimental Case Materials and Case Components, Appendix 4: Historical Notes on British Small Arms Ammunition Producers, Appendix 5: Procedures for the Procurement, Approval and Sealing etc of Small Arms Ammunition. From Wikipedia: "The .303 British (designated as the 303 British by the C. I. P. And SAAMI) or 7.7×56mmR, is a .303-inch (7.7 mm) calibre (with the bore diameter measured between the lands as is common practice in Europe) rimmed rifle cartridge first developed in Britain as a black-powder round put into service in December 1888 for the Lee–Metford rifle. In 1891 the cartridge was adapted to use smokeless powder. It was the standard British and Commonwealth military cartridge from 1889 until the 1950s when it was replaced by the 7.62×51mm NATO. "; 11.10 X 8.50 X 0.90 inches. Bookseller Inventory # 40123

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