.45 Govt. #2, Remington, R-P H/S, JHP, One Cartridge not a Box
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One Cartridge, not a box: 45 Govt, by Remington Arms Co., USA, U.S.A., using new Remington brass cases with a “ R-P 45-70 GOVT” Head-Stamp. loaded with a 300 grain JHP (Jacketed Hollow Point) projectile.
History of .45 Government, A.K.A. 45-70 cartridge:
The 45 Government, (A.K.A.) 45 Govt. and 45-70, was adopted by the U.S. Military, in 873 for use in the Springfield, single-shot, trapdoor rifle, and used by the U.S. Military until 1892 and then replaced by the 30-40 Krag.Despite it was only used by the U.S. Military for only around 19 years, it is considered by many to be one of the most successful rifle cartridge ever designed, and has been in use for over146 years (at this writing, 2020) and still made and used many shooters today.