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

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

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.