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.45-70 Philadelphia Exposition Centennial Souvenir
Item #: Z5600
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Z5600 .45-70 Philadelphia Exposition Centennial Souvenir
Description: Here is a very nice short .45-70 cartridge casing. These were manufactured at the US Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876. There are a variety of sizes, and most were more than likely meant for the boxed draw sets offered or sold as souvenirs. This example has the crimps for a Benet primer and the headstamp is crisp! A must have for any Trapdoor Springfield collector!
Headstamp: "1776 / US / 1876
Measures: OAL 1.594”
Reference: "Small Arms Ammunition at the International Exposition Philadelphia, 1876” by Berkeley Lewis Pg. 49


Shipping Weight: 0.25 lb
Item # Z5600
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