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    Boolit Man
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    1882 cartridge case

    I thought this might be an experimental cartridge? 45 cal., copper case same length as 45-90 Sharps & WCF




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    It is a 45-80- 500 sharpshooter total length 61MM(2.40"). adopter 1880- 1884 appox. made @ Frankford Arsenal
    Last edited by salpal48; 03-17-2020 at 09:59 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by salpal48 View Post
    I Frankford Arsenal
    Beat me to it.

    The numbers are month & year of production.
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    It was God, guns, and guts.


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    Thanks gents - sounds like an interesting round

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