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45 70 Govt Lead Nose Inert Round

The .45-70 Government cartridge was developed by Springfield Armory in 1873. It is also known as the .45 Government. This centrefire cartridge was standardised for use wtih the M1873 and M1884 Springfield rifles. It replaced earlier cartridges, such as the .50-70 which were used in a variety of rifles including sleeved muskets, and percussion cap rifles. The .45-70 cartridge was used in the Spanish-American War and remained in use into the 20th century. This calibre remains popular because of its association with the early US Army and Navy, and as a big game cartridge. Price is for ONE round only. To restore shiny finish, use a conventional metal cleaner or toothpaste. Please note, inert ammunition may only be shipped outside the UK using courier services, not standard airmail.

Extras available for this dummy round:

An new and unindented brass cup to fit into the primer pocket to give the appearance of a new, unfired round: Large Dummy Primer
Removal of the deactivated, inert primer from the round, leaving a hole or holes in the base that can be inspected to prove the round is inert and free from explosives: Depriming of Round

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