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.42 Forehand & Wadsworth Rimfire Cartridge
Item #: Z6559
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Z6559 .42 Forehand & Wadsworth Rimfire Cartridge
Description: A nice .42 rimfire cartridge for use with the .42 Allen & Wheelock drop breech or falling block single shot rifle. These single shot rifles were manufactured between 1860-1871. The No. 64 cartridge has a pointed bullet with two raised bands and a copper case. These were made by a few different companies such as Allen & Wheelock, Ethan Allen, Forehand and Wadsworth, USCCo, and U.M.C. to name a few. The examples with the two large belts and a deep groove are thought to have been manufactured by E. Allen or Forehand & Wadsworth. Nice example with a few spots and a small bump on the tip of the bullet.
Headstamp: None
Measures: OAL 1.560” CL .927” RD .503” HD .438” CM .439” BDaCM .436”
Reference: "The American Cartridge” Suydam Pg. 95
Price: $25.00 UPS Shipping Required

Shipping Weight: 0.25 lb
Item # Z6559
Your Price $25.00 USD

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