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Rare Experimental .50-70 Cartridge with Farley's Sectional Bullet
Item #: Z4255
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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.

Headstamp: Blank

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

Shipping Weight: 0.25 lb
Your Price $695.00 USD

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