.50-70 Govt. Cartridge (Benet Primer)
Item #: Z5562
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Z5562 .50-70 Govt. Cartridge (Benet Primer)
Description: Decent .50-70-450 cartridge with the Benet primer. These were used in conjunction with the M1866 Trapdoor Springfields. The indents that hold the shallow copper cup measure .200” from the base and are .200 apart. According to Berkley Lewis this is the final service cartridge for the .50-70. These were manufactured at the Frankford Arsenal between January 1872-December 1873. A decent Indian War era cartridge!
Measures: OAL 2.240” CL 1.778
Reference: "Small Arms Ammunition at the International Exposition Philadelphia, 1876” by Berkley Lewis Pg. 41 No. 450
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Item # Z5562
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