Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .45-70 in Marlin by WRA Co

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .45-70 in Marlin by WRA Co

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.165

Physical Description

A straight rimmed brass case, with a small copper primer. The bullet is a conical lead type with a flat tip.

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.45in
CaseLength2.1in
OverallLength2.53in

Calibre

.45-70 in

Inscriptions and Marks

W.R.A.Co. 45.70 MAR

Associations

Places America

Notes

F.C.Barnes, 'Cartridges' p 63.