Y1259 .56/52 Explosive Spencer Carbine Cartridge (Mead's Patent 12/10/1872)
Description: This particular example has the improved explosive bullet patented by S.H. Mead Jr. on December 10, 1872. A .22 rimfire blank is inserted into the nose of the projectile. Upon impact, the rimfire cartridge was to explode.
Measures: OAL 1.666" CL .976"