BRITISH SPORTING .30" UP TO .399"

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303 RICHARD'S PATENT

Developed by John Richards in 1901 in the quest for cheap and convenient target practice. He took fired 303 British cases and reduced the length to 1.10” and loaded them with lead .303 bullets. The design was registered on the 3rd of December 1901 as Design No. 379225. The design was patented as #3359 of 1902.