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Item #45161

Rare Experimental 280 Enfield Ammunition Primed Cartridges 5 Pieces

  • Price: $40.00
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  • Caliber: .280 Enfield

  • Description: This is a lot of 5 primed brass rounds of the very rare .280 Enfield experimental ammunition developed in the immediate post World War 2 era to fill a niche for an intermediate round. It was also known as the 7mm MK1Z, 7mm Nato, .280 Nato and 7mm FN Short. The brass comes from a shipment case that was sent to the attention of Lt. Col. Kellett / A.D.T.S. (Land) / British Joint Services Mission / Washington. D.C. and large red letter title EXPERIMENTAL FILLED STORES. The unused necked brass cases are head stamped RG 51 280/30 and are in very good condition showing some isolated corrosion spots. Never adopted this cartridge is scarce and will make an interesting addition a variety of collections. THE BOX/BOX lid is shown for example and is not included.