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.45-75-485 Reduction Trials Experimental Cartridge I.E.P.#400
Item #: Z6805
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Z6805 .45-75-485 Reduction Trials Experimental Cartridge I.E.P.#400
Description: Rare sectioned .45 reduction experimental cartridge. This is known as the .45-75-485 Laidley. There was an entire series of these in the Philadelphia Exposition of 1876. This example is known as #400 of Drawer No. 9.

The full series of .45 reduction experimental cartridges were located in drawer 9 and were necked down .50-70 Cartridges. This is an internally Benet-primed centerfire cartridge with a copper cup. Lewis states this is the same as No. 399. It has a 485 Laidley bullet with four cannelures exposed.

Headstamp: None
Measures: OAL 2.830” CL 1.985” RD .664” HD .568” CM .490” BDaCM .461”
Reference: "Small Arms Ammunition at the International Exposition Philadelphia, 1876” Lewis Pg. 36, Pg. 53 Plate 16, 9th Drawer, Pg. 66
Reference: "The History and Development of Small Arms Ammunition” Hoyem Vol. 2 Pg. 55 No. CFR60A (Actual Cartridge Published in Book)
Price: $675.00 UPS Shipping Required


Shipping Weight: 0.5 lb
Item # Z6805
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