Object Title

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .50-70 in Farrington

Centrefire rifle cartridge - .50-70 in Farrington

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.5628

Provenance

Purchased from a private seller 22/07/1997

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.49in
CaseLength1.76in
OverallLength2.22in

Calibre

.50 in

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places America

Notes

G.Hoyem. History and Development of Ammunition Vol 2.