Object Title

Rimfire cartridge - .42 in Forehand and Wadsworth

Rimfire cartridge - .42 in Forehand and Wadsworth

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XX.5634

Provenance

Leslie Thurston collection

Physical Description

A thick rimmed straight sided copper case with conical lead bullet. The bullet has a raised, wide rib with shallow groove around it

Dimensions

BulletDiameter0.41in
CaseLength0.8in
OverallLength1.46in

Calibre

.42 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places America

Bibliographic References

C.R.Suydam, The American Cartridge.

Notes

A rare cartridge manufactured for the scarce F&W single shot rifle.