Z4438 Rare .40 x 2.5 Martin-Primed Experimental Cartridge
Description: Very rare experimental cartridge known as the Martin-Primed .40 x 2.5" cartridge. These were featured at the 1876 International Exposition in Philadelphia in the 9th drawer as pictured in the book. Lewis states that "all cartridge in this section have small Martin-type priming, with a copper bar anvil."
Measures: OAL 3.381" CL 2.523"
Reference: Small Arms Ammunition at the International Exposition Philadelphia, 1876 by Berkeley R. Lewis. Pg. 53 Plate 16 No. 432-447
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