Z4255 Rare Experimental .50-70 Cartridge with Farley's Sectional Bullet
Description: Very scarce cartridge tested in 1869. This cartridge is internally primed using the Benet system. The cartridge employs a sectional bullet created by Captain Farley. The bullet has a dowel on the base that holds a perforated disc of beeswax. When fired, the beeswax disc was supposed to squeeze out the lubricant.
Measures: OAL 2.339" CL 1.771"
Reference: Pitman Notes Vol. 5 Pg. 51 No. 41/14
Reference: Small Arms Ammunition at the International Exposition Philadelphia, 1876 by Berkeley R. Lewis. Pg. 52 Plate 14 No. 271
Reference: Ordnance Memoranda No. 8 1870
Price: $695.00 UPS Shipping Required
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