Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .50-70 in US Govt

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .50-70 in US Govt

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.498

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a small copper primer. The rim is slightly bevelled. The bullet is a conical lead type.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.49in
CaseLength1.78in
OverallLength2.3in

Calibre

.50-70 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Notes

C.V.Hamilton. US Centrefire Cartridges. Privately published.