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.42-70-350 Reduction Trials Experimental Cartridge I.E.P. #410
Item #: Z6801
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Z6801 .42-70-350 Reduction Trials Experimental Cartridge I.E.P. #410
Description: Rare sectioned .42 reduction experimental cartridge. This type of cartridge was on display at the Philadelphia Exposition of 1876. This example is known as #410 of Drawer No. 9.

The full set of .42 reduction cartridges were located in drawer No. 9. Berkeley Lewis notes in section II this cartridge had a powder charge of 70 grains. This example is Benet-primed. It has a flat nose projectile, a copper case, and a tinned iron cup. Hoyem states the bullet has three grooves and weighs 350-grains. A scarce experimental series cartridge!

Measures: OAL 2.359” CL 1.788” RD .664” HD .563” CM .465” BDaCM .430”
Reference: "Small Arms Ammunition at the International Exposition Philadelphia, 1876” Lewis Pg. 37, Pg. 53 Plate 16, 9th Drawer, Pg. 66
Reference: "The History and Development of Small Arms Ammunition” Hoyem Vol. 2 Pg. 56 No. CFR61D (Actual Cartridge Published in Book)
Price: $650.00 UPS Shipping Required

Shipping Weight: 0.5 lb
Item # Z6801
Your Price $650.00 USD

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