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.50-70-450 Govt. Cartridge with Bar Anvil Primer (1866-1868)
Item #: Z5621
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Z5621 .50-70-450 Govt. Cartridge with Bar Anvil Primer (1866-1868)
Description: Decent early Indian War cartridge for the M1866 Trapdoor Springfields. This cartridge is .50 with 70 grains of powder and a 450-grain bullet. The primer type is known as Martin’s tinned/iron Bar Anvil primer and dates from October 1866-March 1868. The iron anvil is wedged into the base of the cartridge and held in place by two crimps near the head. While this may appear to be a rimfire cartridge, it’s an early centerfire design.
Headstamp: None
Measures: D .549” OAL 2.280” CL 1.770” RD .662” HD .563”
Reference: Hoyem Vol. 2 Pg. 48 No. CFR59A


Shipping Weight: 0.25 lb
Item # Z5621
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