.50-70-450 Govt. Internally Primed Cartridge I.E.P.#355
Item #: Z6997
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Z6997 .50-70-450 Govt. Internally Primed Cartridge I.E.P.#355
Description: Nice example of the early .50-70-450 service cartridge manufactured at the Frankford Arsenal. It has a 450-grain .50 bullet, and 70-grains of powder. This example is an internally Benet-primed centerfire cartridge. It has an iron or ferrous cup that is tinned and held in place with two crimps that measure .186” apart and .255” up from the base. This example has a slightly tapered straight case and was in use from March 1868-September 1869. To see a sectioned example, please refer to the reference below No. 355. Nice example with a flat nose lead bullet and a copper case.
Measures: OAL 2.282” CL 1.765” RD .664” HD .565” CM .524” BDaCM .513”
Reference: "Small Arms Ammunition at the International Exposition Philadelphia, 1876” Lewis Pg. 34 No. 355, Pg. 53 Plate 15 – 8th Drawer No. 355, Pg. 65 P38 G.
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Item # Z6997
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