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Rifle and Musket Cartridges

Y928     .56 Billinghurst Requa Battery Gun Cartridge

Description: Nice non excavated cartridge. These cartridges have an internal skin cartridge that holds the powder charge.

Measures:    L 2.531"

Reference: TT#97

Price: $125.00

Y916     11 mm Chassepot Paper & Linen Blank Cartridge

Description: Nice example of a blank cartridge for the Chassepot rifle. This one comes with a primer.

Measures:    OAL 1.800"

Price: $45.00

Y918     11 mm Chassepot Cartridge (Two-Piece Paper)

Description: 11 mm Chassepot cartridge constructed out of two pieces of paper. This example does have a few repairs near the tail and is priced accordingly.

Measures:    OAL 2.719"

Price: $40.00

Y888     11 mm Chassepot Cartridge (One-Piece Paper)

Description: This is a fine cartridge without any issues.

Measures:    OAL 2.796"

Price: $85.00

Y915     11 mm Chassepot Cartridge (Two-Piece Paper & Linen)

Description: Here is a very nice 11 mm Chassepot cartridge. This is a two-piece variant with a linen base and a paper top.

Measures:    OAL 2.705"

Price: $85.00

Y846     .58 Long Gatling Gun Rimfire Cartridge

Description: Nice long version for the .58 Gatling gun.

Measures:    OAL 2.141" CL 1.369"

Reference: Suydam Pg. 143

Price: $295.00

Y833     .577 English Enfield Cartridge by E. & A. Ludlow of Birmingham

Description: Here is a very nice .577 cartridge produced by the Ludlow Brothers of Birmingham, England. This one has a paper label on the top that reads, "E. & A. Ludlow / Birmingham." The cartridge is completely intact with the bullet side dipped in tallow/wax. The original label is wrapped around the top but there is a very mall piece missing. This cartridge is in excellent shape. These cartridges were imported by the South during the American Civil War. The bullets typically have an L, L1, or L2 in the cavity.

Measures:    L 3.16"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 4 No. 464

Price: $250.00

Y811     .58 Tinned Morse Cartridge (Type1)

Description: Here is a very nice type 1 Morse cartridge. These are thought to have been manufactured at the Frankford Arsenal starting in 1860. This one still has the rubber gasket in the base. As you can see, this example still has the majority of the tin plating.

Measures:    OAL 2.240"  CL 1.500"

Reference: Hoyem Vol. II pg. 16

Price: $875.00 SOLD

Y781     .56 Billinghurst Requa Battery Gun Cartridge

Description: Nice non excavated cartridge with some pitting which is normal. These cartridges have an internal skin cartridge that holds the powder charge.

Measures:    OAL 2.512"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $125.00

Y776     Scarce .69 Cartridge by Hazzard Powder Company

Description: Here is a scarce cartridge to find in any condition. This particular example is excavated and retains the majority of it's original casing. The casing has been coated to strengthen and protect it. There is an small opening on the base that has been coated over as well. These are extremely hard cartridges to find! These are similar to the .58 Johnston & Dow cartridges but much rarer.

Measures:    L 1.698" 

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 1 No. 336-338

Recovered: Unknown

Price: $150.00

Y769     French 11mm (.443) Rifle Cartridge for the M66 Chassepot Rifle

Description: Nice cartridge without any cracks. This one still has some tallow here and there.

Measures:    OAL 2.715"

Price: $85.00

Y767     .69 Buck n' Ball Paper Cartridge

Description: Excellent .69 Buck n' Ball cartridge with darker string. This one is very nice without any damage. It would look great sitting next to your M42 musket!

Measures:    OAL 2.390"

Price: $250.00

Y766     .69 Buck n' Ball Paper Cartridge

Description: Excellent .69 Buck n' Ball cartridge. This one is very nice without any damage. It would look great sitting next to your M42 musket!

Measures:    OAL 2.300"

Price: $250.00

Y763     .58 Short Mountain Gatling  Rimfire Cartridge

Description: Nice cartridge. Bullet is slightly offset.

Measures:    OAL 1.824"  CL .966"

Price: $250.00

Y712     Patented .54 Hunt and Jennings Self Propelled Cartridge

Description: Here is a very scarce .54 Hunt and Jennings Rocket Ball Cartridge. This was patented by Walter Hunt in 1848. The powder is encapsulated behind the cork on the base. You can clearly see that the cork/interior of the bullet has swollen around the bottom section and been glued back in. This variant doesn't have the patent date on the side and there are a few different length varieties that were produced. This one is a little rougher than the last one we sold and is priced accordingly.

Measures:    D   L   C

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 1045/1046

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $150.00

Y701     .58 Paper Cartridge for the .58 Springfield Musket (Salmon Paper)

Description: Here is a scarce variant that you don't see everyday. This is a typical .58 three groove bullet wrapped in a Salmon colored paper. This is very similar to the Type II William's Cleaner Cartridge in color. The actual paper is not as bright as the picture shows.

Measures:    L 2.52"

Reference: Unlisted

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $195.00

Y690     .577 Enfield Cartridge (English Manufacture/Green Band)

Description: Here is a minty English manufactured Enfield cartridge with the green band around the top. You can clearly see the tallow on the bullet end with the cut down the side which was done during manufacturing.

Measures:    L 3.093"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 4. No. 462

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $250.00

Y746     .58 Paper Cartridge for the .58 Springfield Musket

Description: Excellent non excavated cartridge for the .58 Springfield musket.

Measures:    L 2.5"

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $95.00

Y651     Original Complete Pack of 10 .58 Paper Civil War Cartridges and Percussion Caps

Description: Very nice original packet of 10 .58 paper cartridges for the Springfield musket. This packet is in very nice condition without any rips, tears, or holes. Inside of the paper packet are 10 .58 cartridges along with a packet of percussion caps. Just as issued. This would make an excellent display piece for any ammo or gun collection.

Measures:    3" x 3"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $875.00

Y640     Frankford Arsenal .58 Rimfire Blank Cartridge

Description: Nice cartridge in excellent shape. These were manufactured at the Frankford Arsenal for the early .58 conversion rifles.

Measures:    L 1.152"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $40.00

Y638     .58 Rimfire Cartridge

Description: Excellent cartridge for the early .58 rimfire conversion rifles.

Measures:    L 1.697"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $125.00 SOLD

Y616     Very Rare Confederate .50 Morse Carbine Cartridge

Description: Here is a very scarce .50 cartridge produced by George W. Morse in South Carolina.

Measures:    L 2.145"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 4 No. 193

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $1,395.00

Y584     Original Complete Pack of 10 .58 Paper Civil War Cartridges and Percussion Caps

Description: Very nice original packet of 10 .58 paper cartridges for the Springfield musket. This packet is in very nice condition without any rips or tears. Inside of the paper packet are 10 .58 cartridges along with a packet of percussion caps. Just as issued. This would make an excellent display piece for any ammo or gun collection.

Measures: 3" x 3"

Price: $875.00

Y521     .58 Type III William's Cleaner Cartridge

Description: Excellent .58 Type III cleaner cartridge. This one has blue spotted paper.

Measures:    L 2.5"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $175.00

Y520     .58 Type III William's Cleaner Cartridge

Description:  Nice .58 Type III cleaner out of an original pack of ammo. This one has a few light spots on the dyed paper and a very slight crack on the nose.

Measures:    L  2.6"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $150.00

Y519     .58 Type III William's Cleaner Cartridge

Description: Minty type III cleaner cartridge. This one has a spotted blue cartridge. Fresh out of an original pack.

Measures:    L 2.6"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $175.00

Y1001     .44 Henry "Flat Nose" Cartridge by Winchester

Description: Nice early "flat nose" variety. This is a post Civil War cartridge with the raised "H" headstamp. This one has four tick marks on the base from manufacturing.

Measures:    OAL 1.360"  CL .907"

Headstamp: Raised "H"

Price: $40.00 SOLD

Y933     .44 Henry "Flat Nose" Cartridge by Winchester

Description: Nice early "flat nose" variety. This is a post Civil War cartridge with the raised "H" headstamp. This one has four tick marks on the base from manufacturing.

Measures:    OAL 1.363"  CL .909"

Headstamp: Raised "H"

Price: $40.00 SOLD

Y932     .44 Henry "Flat Nose" Cartridge by Winchester

Description: Nice early "flat nose" variety. This is a post Civil War cartridge and the "H" headstamp is similar to that of New Haven cartridges.

Measures:    OAL 1.363"  CL .899"

Headstamp: Raised "H" in Circle

Price: $40.00

Y556     .44 Henry Repeating Rifle Cartridge (No Headstamp)

Description: Nice cartridge with oxidized bullet. This one has two strikes on the base and was a dud.

Measures:    L 1.356"

Reference: TT#60

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $65.00

Y744     .44 Henry Repeating Rifle Cartridge (No Headstamp)

Description: Nice cartridge in excellent condition.

Measures:    L 1.369"

Reference: TT#60

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $65.00

Y557     .58 Type III William's Cleaner Cartridge (Blue Wrapper)

Description: Superb .58 cleaner cartridge. Only two very light spots.

Measures:    L 2.381"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $225.00

Y537     17mm Swiss Cartridge?

Description: Nice cartridge without any issues. .69/17mm.

Measures:    L 3.181"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $150.00

Y512     .58 Paper Cartridge for the .58 Springfield Musket

Description: Excellent cartridge right out of an original pack!

Measures:    2.500"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $110.00

Y509     .58 Paper Cartridge for the .58 Springfield Musket

Description: Excellent cartridge right out of an original pack!

Measures:    2.391"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $110.00

Y444     English Manufactured .577 Enfield Cartridge for the P-1853 Rifle

Description: Here is a nice cartridge for the P-1853 Rifle.  This cartridge retains the powder charge and the bullet is at the base. This one contains a .577 Enfield bullet with a boxwood plug. There is a slice on the bottom of the cartridge which was done intentionally at the arsenal. This cartridge has a slight crack in the paper where the bullet meets the powder charge but is still quite sturdy. The crack has cause the wrapped paper to come loose which is easily fixable.

Measures:    L 3.112"

Recovered: Non Dug

Price: $135.00

Y631     .69 Buck n' Ball Paper Cartridge

Description: Here is another nice .69 Buck n' Ball cartridge. This cartridge contained 1 .69 Musketball and 3 .31 Buckshot. The paper is worn over one of the ball exposing it. There is also a very small pinhole near the edge of the bottom.

Measures:    L 2.398"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $225.00

Y506     Excavated .58 Johnston & Dow Waterproof Cartridge

Description: Nice .58 Johnston & Dow cartridge from the American Civil War. These cartridges were coated to waterproof them. This example was recovered from the Cold Harbor battlefield. As you can see, the waterproof coating worked as these were dug from the ground over 100 years after the American Civil War. This cartridge has no cracks on the base.

Measures:    L 1.948"

Recovered: Cold Harbor, VA

Price: $65.00

Y505     Excavated .58 Johnston & Dow Waterproof Cartridge

Description: Nice .58 Johnston & Dow cartridge from the American Civil War. These cartridges were coated to waterproof them. This example was recovered from the Cold Harbor battlefield. As you can see, the waterproof coating worked as these were dug from the ground over 100 years after the American Civil War. This cartridge has no cracks.

Measures:    L 1.996"

Recovered: Cold Harbor, VA.

Price: $65.00

Y504     Excavated .58 Johnston & Dow Waterproof Cartridge

Description: Nice .58 Johnston & Dow cartridge from the American Civil War. These cartridges were coated to waterproof them. This example was recovered from the Cold Harbor battlefield. As you can see, the waterproof coating worked as these were dug from the ground over 100 years after the American Civil War. This cartridge has no cracks.

Measures:    L 1.883"

Recovered: Cold Harbor, Va.

Price: $65.00

Y486     .54 Paper Cartridge for the Mississippi Rifle or Austrian Lorenz

Description: Minty paper cartridge for the .54 Mississippi or Austrian Lorenz. They don't come much nicer than this!

Measures:    L 2.589"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $175.00

Y325     .58 Benet Internal Primed Ball Cartridge for the Early Conversion Muskets

Description: Here are four very nice cartridges for the early Conversion Rifles issued in 1866. These would make an excellent condition to any cartridge collection.

Measures:    L 1.707

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $95.00 Each Two Left!

Y796     .50-45 Bar Anvil Primed Cartridge (Frankford Arsenal)

Description: Nice cartridge for the .50 Cadet Rifle. This one is crimped very close to the base.

Measures:    OAL 1.747"   CL 1.286"

Price: $45.00

Y466     Frankford Arsenal .50-45 Bar Anvil Primed Cartridge

Description: Nice cartridge for the .50 Cadet Rifle. This one is coated in lacquer which could be removed if desired.

Measures:    L 1.727"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $40.00

Y478     Misfired Frankford Arsenal Internally Primed .50/70 Cartridge

Description: Here is a nice .50/70 cartridge that was a dud. You can clearly see the pin mark on the base.

Measures:    L 2.234"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $35.00

Y852     Early Frankford Arsenal Internally Primed .45/70 Ball Cartridge (No Headstamp)

Description: Here is a nice benet primed cartridge for the .45/70. This one has the wider spacing between the crimps and was manufactured prior to March 1875.

Measures:    OAL 2.568"  CL 2.097"

Price: $55.00

Y800     Frankford Arsenal Internally Primed .45/70 MultiBall Cartridge (No Headstamp) (1875-1877)

Description: This variant has a roundball rather than an elongated projectile.

Measures:    OAL 1.262"

Price: $45.00

Y482     Frankford Arsenal Internally Primed .45/70 Ball Cartridge (No Headstamp) (1875-1877)

Description: Here is a nice benet primed cartridge for the .45/70. This one has the smaller spacing between the crimps and was manufactured after March 1875.

Measures:    L 2.555"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $55.00

Y823     Frankford Arsenal .45/70 Internally Primed Cartridge (Headstamped R/6/81/F)

Description: Here is a very nice internally primed .45/70 cartridge. This one was produced at the Frankford Arsenal in June of 1881 and is designated as a rifle cartridge. This one has some tape residue and two very small dents to the bullet tip.

Measures:    OAL 2.580"  CL 2.100"

Price: $25.00

Y787     Frankford Arsenal .45/70 Internally Primed Cartridge (Headstamped R/4/81/F)

Description: Here is a very nice internally primed .45/70 cartridge. This one was produced at the Frankford Arsenal in April of 1881 and is designated as a rifle cartridge.

Measures:    OAL 2.551"

Price: $25.00

Y788     Rare Frankford Arsenal .45/70 Internally Primed Multiball Cartridge (Headstamped R/10/79/F)

Description: Here is a very nice internally primed .45/70 cartridge. This one was produced at the Frankford Arsenal in October of 1879 and is designated as a rifle cartridge. There are still remnants of the salmon colored paper sabot around the edge of the top bullet.

Measures:    OAL 2.380"

Price: $125.00

Y191     U.M.C. .50-110 H.V. Cartridge

Description: Here is an excellent cartridge for the .50-110. This one is a high velocity cartridge and is an excellent example of the harder to find obsolete cartridges. These early cartridges were used with the Buffalo rifles of the West.

Measures:    D   L 2.738"

Price: $35.00 Two Left

Z814    .405 Cartridges for the Winchester Model 1895 Lever-Action Rifle (W.R.A. Co. .405 W.C.F. /U.M.C. .405 C.F)

Description: Nice cartridges that were developed in 1904 for the lever-action rifle. This is the caliber that was made famous by Theodore Roosevelt on his African Hunts. These cartridges were phased out in the late 1930's-1940's. We have one of these that are headstamped "W.R.A. Co. / .405 W.C.F" and one headstamped "U.M.C. .405 C.F." The UMC cartridge has a brass primer stamped "U." One of the Winchester cartridges are stamped with a "W." All of the casings are in excellent shape. The bullet tips show a little oxidation and the copper jackets are fine.

Price: $8.00 Each (Qty. Avail. 1)

Y822     Frankford Arsenal .45 Blank Cartridge Headstamped F/3/90

Description: Nice complete brass cased blank cartridge produced at the Frankford Arsenal in March of 1890.

Measures:    OAL 1.844"

Price: $15.00

Y743     Empty Box for 20 Remington Rolling Block Hepburn Cartridges by Union Metallic Cartridge Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Description: Here is an empty box that would have originally held 20 .40 cartridges for the Remington Hepburn Rolling block. Based on the label, this box would be pre 1900. The front label is still in excellent shape and has darkened with age. The back still has the original guarantee label. The top of the box doesn't have any split seams. The base of the box does have split seams but the interior pasteboard box is great. This would make an excellent addition to your rolling block collection.

Measures: 2.75" x 2.5" x 1.8"

Price: $75.00

Y850     Frankford Arsenal Internally Primed .45/70 Blank Cartridge (Headstamped R/5/82/F)

Description: Nice blank cartridge produced in May of 1882 at the Frankford Arsenal.

Measures:    OAL 2.084"

Price: $20.00

Y935     Frankford Arsenal Internally Primed .45/70 Blank Cartridge (Headstamped 9/18/F)

Description: Nice blank cartridge produced in September of 1881 at the Frankford Arsenal.

Measures:    OAL 1.602"

Price: $15.00

Y849     Frankford Arsenal .45/70 Blank Cartridge (No Headstamp)

Description: Nice early internally primed blank cartridge.

Measures:    OAL 1.595"

Price: $30.00

Z813     .45-90 Winchester Necked Cartridges ( W.C.F / W.R.A. Co.)

Description: All of these are in excellent condition. Desirable cartridges at a reasonable price. Three of these have a copper primer and one has a brass primer.

Price: $18.00 Each (Two Left)

Carbine / Shotgun Cartridges

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Y924     Full Correct and Unopened Box of .56-52 Spencer Rifle Cartridges by UMC.

Description: Here is a very nice box of (25) .56-52 Spencer rimfire cartridges. This packet was manufactured by the Union Metallic Cartridge Company and is full, correct, and unopened. I have seen a few examples of this packet on the market over the past year or two but not a single one has been sealed. This particular box has the brown label with black print.  This would make an excellent addition to any Spencer collection.

Measures: 3" x 3" x 1.75"

Price: $695.00

Y926     .50 Smith Carbine Cartridge (Paper & Foil)

Description: Nice original paper and foil cartridge for the .50 Smith carbine.

Measures:    L 1.860"

Reference: TT#74A

Price: $125.00

Y925     Federal .54 Merrill Carbine Paper Cartridge

Description: Here is an excellent original cartridge produced for the .54 Merrill Carbine.

Measures:    L 1.73"

Reference: TT#91

Price: $195.00

Y854     Full Box of .50 Gallager Carbine Cartridges (Paper & Foil) Manufactured by B.C. English of Springfield Massachusetts

Description: Here is a full box of 10 .50 Gallager Carbine cartridges and a packet of 12 percussion caps. This packet was produced by B.C. English of Springfield, Mass. who operated from 1863-1865. This particular box is scarce due to the fact that Gallager is misspelled "Gallagher." Dean Thomas notes that this particular box style is thought to have been from the initial order placed by Schuyler, Hartley, and Graham of New York. You will see a lot of these boxes with the patent date but very few of this particular style exist today.

Measures Approximately 3" x 2.5" x 1.25"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 2 No. 426

Price: $595.00

Y840     .42 Wesson Self-Contained Rimfire Cartridge by Crittenden & Tibbals

Description: Excellent hard to find cartridge.

Measures:    OAL 1.506"

Reference: TT#62

Price: $65.00

Y834     .36 Tie-Ring Sharps Cartridge for the Sporting Rifle

Description: Excellent and minty cartridge. This one has three bands for military use. This is an outstanding and minty cartridge!

Measures:    L 2.595"

Reference: TT#107

Price: $450.00

Y832     .69 Pistol Ball / Hall Carbine Cartridge (Red/White String)

Description: Minty cartridge without damage. These are thought to have been pistol, or Hall Carbine cartridge.

Measures:    L 1.734"

Price: $195.00

Y814     Wooden Box Containing (18) .50-45 Benet Primed Cadet/Carbine Cartridges

Description: Here is something you don't see everyday. This is an original wooden block packet containing 18 .50-45 Benet primed cartridges for the .50 carbine. This box has a removable top. There is an interior slot bored out for every cartridge. The top of the lid is bored out to accept the cartridge heads. This piece was originally packed with a string running around the edge covered by paper. To open the packet, one would pull on the string. This block is similar to those used in the Frazier's cartridge boxes but the top is not angled. The box is solid with a slight crack in the top section. This piece is unique and must have been made at an Arsenal. I haven't been able to find much about this packet either. A unique and rare piece!

Measures:    L 6 3/8" W 1 3/8" H 1 7/8"

Price: $495.00

Y798     12 Gauge U.M.C Bridgeport Conn. Brass Shotgun Shell

Description: Nice empty brass shotshell casing that is missing the primer. This one is marked "U.M.C. BRIDGEPORT CONN / 12 A."

Measures:    OAL 2.623"

Price: $10.00

Y775     Empty Box for the Model 1865 .56/50 Spencer Carbine Cartridges (C.D.Leet)

Description: Here is a very nice original box that would have originally held 42 .56/50 Spencer Carbine cartridges. This box would hold six sleeves of seven cartridges. The top measures approximately 2" x 4.75" x 2." The bottom measures approximately 2" x 4.5" x 3.25." A combined measurement when the two are together is 2" x 4.75" x 3.5." The label reads, "Forty-Two / Patent Primed / Metallic Cartridges, / Patented September 7, 1852, and April 17, 1860, For Spencer Carbine. -- / Calibre 50-100. / Model 1865. / Manufactured by C.D. Leet, Springfield, Masss." The proprietorship of Charles D. Leet operated out of Springfield, Massachusetts from 1864-1866. This box contains a very nice and readable label. It is important to note, this box was manufactured so the tips of the sleeves would be accessible and stick out a little bit. These boxes are becoming increasingly difficult to find.

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 2 No. 681

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $350.00

Y771     Eley's Universal Shot Cartridge No. 6 for Blackpowder Shotgun

Description: This is a wire shot cartridge produced by Eley of London. This particular example has a wire shot cartridge wrapped in green or yellow paper. This one still has the original outer wrapper with the pull tab. You would tear the outer tan paper wrapper off exposing your encased wire shot. This one has an orange label on the bottom but there isn't an Eley mark. If you unfold the top, there is a label that reads, "Eley's Universal Shot Cartridge No. 6.

Measures:    OAL 1.500"

Price: $50.00

Y770     Eley's No. 12 Patented Shotgun Cartridge

Description: Here is one you dont' see everyday. This one has a removable top with an interior wire cage shot. Underneath the shot is a powder charge. This one has the Eley's mark on the base and both pull tabs are in place. A number "5" is written on the top in ink.

Measures:    OAL 2.186"

Price: $95.00

Y851     Frankford Arsenal Internally Primed .45/70 Carbine Cartridge (C / 11 / 81 / F)

Description: Nice carbine cartridge produced in November of 1881 at the Frankford Arsenal.

Measures:    OAL 2.543"  CL 2.100"

Price: $30.00

Y816     No. .46 Rimfire for .44 Remington Carbine (Headstamped C.T.M. / CO.) Crittenden & Tibbals Manufacturing Company 1864-1866

Description: Excellent cartridge known as the No. 46 for the .44 Remington carbine.

Measures:    OAL 1.830  CL 1.105"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 2 No. 619

Price: $50.00

Y752    Empty Box for 10 .50 Gallager Carbine Cartridges (B.C. English / Thomas Poultney)

Description: Here is an empty box that originally contained 10 cartridges and one packet of twelve percussion caps. This pasteboard box was manufactured by B.C. English who manufactured ammunition assigned to Thomas Poultney. This box would have originally contained 10 paper and foil cartridges for the Gallager carbine. This box is fully intact but the two seams towards the back are split. This would look great sitting next to your Gallager carbine.

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $75.00

Y696     Johns' Patent Automatic Sporting Shrapnell Shell (For Use in Muzzle Loading Shotguns)

Description: Mint condition example with the felt and leather wad. The top of the felt wad reads, "MACHAUCHTAN / EDINBORO." These rounds were made for muzzle loading shotguns in the late 1800's. The brass shell is made of two pieces that fit together and slide over the iron rod. Upon firing, the shell would break sending out shot. This piece comes with a copy of the Forest & Stream ad.

Measures:    L 2.374"

Reference: Forest & Stream July 1887

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $95.00 HOLD

Y692     Excavated .44 Ballard Rifle Cartridge (Published Example)

Description: Nice excavated example. This is the exact one published in Dean Thomas's Round Ball to Rimfire Vol. II on page 279.

Measures:    L 1.59

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 2 No. 593

Recovered: Unknown

Price: $60.00

Y853     .52 Cartridge for the Second Model Sharps & Hankins

Description: This one has a small crimping crack near the top edge as seen in picture 1. There is also a small oxidation spot on the side.

Measures:    OAL 1.761"  CL 1.173"

Reference: TT#124

Price: $125.00

Y819     .52 Cartridge for the Second Model Sharps & Hankins

Description: Nice cartridge for the 2nd Model Sharps & Hankins. This bullet has a post on the bottom wrapped with the Elliot's linen patch.

Measures:    OAL 1.759"  CL 1.156"

Reference: TT#124

Price: $165.00

Y660     .50 Maynard Cartridge

Description: Very nice non excavated cartridge for the .50 Maynard Carbine. This one is in very nice shape. There is a mark on the nose as you can see in picture two. These marks are quite common and occurred from the way in which the cartridges were stacked in their paper wrapped packets of 10.

Measures:    L 1.760"

Reference: TT#

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $45.00

Z1470      Sleeve of .56/56 Spencer Cartridges Manufactured by Crittenden & Tibbals

Description: Here is a perfect sleeve of 7 No. 56 Spencer Carbine cartridges produced by Crittenden & Tibbals Mfg. Co. A total of six of these sleeves would have been in every box making a total of 42 cartridges. This one is in great shape having come out of an original box.

Measures: .5" x 1.75" x 4"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $225.00

Y927     .54 Linen Cartridge for the Starr Carbine by Johnston & Dow

Description: Here is a complete .54 Starr Carbine cartridge made of linen. This one was produced by Johnston & Dow.

Measures:    L 1.960"

Reference: TT#94

Price: $175.00

Y653     .54 Linen Cartridge for the Starr Carbine (St. Louis Arsenal)

Description: Here is a very nice cartridge for the .54 Starr Carbine. The cartridge is intact and has the blue paper on the base attributing this one to the St. Louis Arsenal. The base is slightly pushed in on one side toward the bottom.

Measures:    L 2.033"

Reference: TT#94

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $175.00

Y681     .54 Linen Cartridge for the Starr Carbine by Johnston & Dow

Description: Here is a complete .54 Starr Carbine cartridge made of linen. This one was produced by Johnston & Dow. There is a slight crack on the base which could be repaired if desired.

Measures:    L 1.952"

Reference: TT#94

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $125.00

Y768     .52 Sharps Linen Cartridge for the Sharps Carbine

Description: A great example of a popular cartridge. This one still has a perfect base.

Measures:    OAL 2.075"

Reference: TT#113A

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $165.00

Y525     .69 Pistol Ball / Hall Carbine Cartridge (Red/White String)

Description:  Excellent cartridge without damage. The only issue on this one is the writing. Someone wrote ".69 Ball Pistol" on the side in ink. These are thought to have been pistol, or Hall Carbine cartridge.

Measures:    L 1.775"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $150.00

Y561     .50 Gallager Carbine Cartridge (Drawn Brass)

Description: Very nice cartridge with tarnish.

Measures:    L 2.026"

Reference: TT#76A

Recovered: City Point, Richmond

Price: $65.00

Y686     Paper & Foil .50 Gallager Cartridge by Poultney

Description: Civil War cartridge where the paper is torn on one side. Priced accordingly.

Reference: TT#74B

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $30.00

Y685     Paper & Foil .50 Gallager Cartridge by Poultney

Description: Nice complete cartridge with a few small dents which is common on these foil cartridges.

Reference: TT#74B

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $65.00

Y621     .54 Burnside Cartridges

Description: Here is a grouping of .54 Burnside cartridges that came out of an original packet. These are just as found, missing the paper packet.

Measures:    L 2.37"

Reference: TT#89

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $75.00 Each

Y620     .54 Burnside Carbine Cartridge

Description: Here is a lot of two .54 Burnside carbine cartridges. Both of these have large dents to the body and cracked necks

Price: $80.00 for both

 

Y359    .50/70 Frankford Arsenal Benet Primed Blank Cartridges

Description: Here are two very nice condition blank cartridges for the earlier .50/70 rifles. Each one has a pleasing patina and no longer contains powder. These are becoming scarce!

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $30.00 Each (2 Available) Sale $10.00 Each

Z1253     Original Sleeve of Seven .56/50 Spencer Cartridge for the Model 1865 Spencer Carbine by J. Goldmark

Description: Here is a pretty rare offering. This is an original sleeve of 7  .56/50 Spencer carbine cartridge. This particular set will also come with an original label from the entire wrapped packet of 42 cartridges. Jacob Goldmark cartridges were not known for their quality. Hence, the government recalled thousands of cases of them which were destroyed. Another quality which makes this set rare is the fact that J. Goldmark cartridges weren't cased in pressed paperboard sleeves. They were wrapped in paper and folded over. Each one of these cartridges is stamped J.G. for Jacob Goldmark. This little set would make a great addition to any cartridge collection!

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $175.00

Y502     Frankford Arsenal .50/55 Benet Primed Ball Cartridge for Carbine

Description: Very nice cartridge. This one has some writing on the side that could be removed with rubbing alcohol. Indian War era!

Measures:    L 2.156"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $65.00

Pistol and Revolver Cartridges

Z1908     Full & Sealed Packet for Six Seamless Skin Cartridge by D. C. Sage of Middletown, Conn.

Description: Here is a nice full and sealed packet of six .36 seamless skin cartridges for the Whitney Navy pistol. This has the Hotchkiss patent of February 11, 1862 on the face and was manufactured by D. C. Sage of Middletown, Conn. While this packet is full and original, it was coated with lacquer many years ago as it was common practice. The lacquer could be removed if desired but it is well protected and somewhat glossy.

Measures: 1.5" x 2.75" x .5"

Price: $425.00

Y917     .28 Wood's Patent Revolver Cartridge

Description: Here is a scarce .28 S.W. Wood patented cartridge. While this is similar to a cupfire cartridge, the end is only slightly indented. This cartridge is based on the English patent No. 309. Some collectors referred to this round as a Moffat's patent for many years. This particular cartridge is meant to be struck on the side rather than inside of the cup.

Measures:    D .270"   OAL .891"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 978

Price: $150.00

Y865     Four Types of Fusnot/Loron Cartridges 6 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm, 11.2 mm (Patented 1854)

Description: Here is a full set of variations of the Fusnot and/or Loron cartridges. It appears all of these were based off of the original 1854 patent. No. 1 & 3 have an internal straight wall cap. No. 2 & 4 have a primer cap pressed into the base and have writing on the side.

Price: Click on photo to see priced cartridges.

Y913     Rare .36 Patent Revolver Cartridge for the Howe Patent Revolver (.36 Geraghty)

Description: Here is a very rare cartridge for the Howe Patent revolver. Some call this a .36 Geraghty cartridge. The fulminate is located in the pin on the base. This style of cartridge is very similar to the W.W. Marston cartridge.

Measures:    D .379"  OAL 1.338"

Price: $1,500.00

Y856     .31 Volcanic Revolver Cartridge (Known as the No. 1)

Description: Very nice .31 Volcanic cartridge. The primer on this example is brass and cork with an iron anvil. This style of primer started after December of 1855.

Measures:    D .325"  OAL .505"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 1047-1049

Price: $165.00

Y869     12 mm Perrin Cartridge with Brass Casing and Two-Piece Primer

Description: Very nice cartridge with a two-piece primer manufactured out of copper.

Measures:    OAL 1.126"  CL .659

Price: $35.00

Y860     12 mm Perrin Inside Primed Cartridge

Description: Here is a very nice 12 mm Perrin cartridge with a brass casing. This one has a wonderful headstamp on the base.

Measures:    OAL 1.003"  CL .632"

Headstamped: PERRIN / DT.E.S.C / PARIS

Price: $35.00

Y880     .44 Colt Thuer Cartridge (Brass Casing)

Description: Nice cartridge for the Thuer conversion Colt. This is the largest version.

Measures:    OAL 1.419"  CL .900"

Price: $125.00

Y887     .36 Colt Thuer Cartridge (Brass Casing)

Description: Decent .36 Thuer cartridge. This is the medium version and has a brass casing with a copper primer.

Measures:    OAL 1.376"  CL .938"

Price: $95.00

Y877     .31 Colt Thuer Cartridge (Brass Casing)

Description: Nice .31 Thuer cartridge. This is the smallest version and has a brass casing with a copper primer.

Measures:    OAL 1.168"  CL  .862

Price: $95.00

Y893     12 mm Raphael Cartridge

Description: Scarce cartridge to find. This has a straight brass case with a brass primer. These were originally invented during the Civil War. There is no headstamp on this example.

Measures:    D .472"  OAL .944"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 961

Price: $195.00

Y881     .44 Allen Lipfire Cartridge by Allen & Wheelock for the Army Revolver

Description: Here is a very nice cartridge for the Army revolver by Allen & Wheelock.

Measures:    OAL 1.479"  CL .879"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 972

Price: $65.00

Y886     .36 Allen Lipfire Cartridge by Allen & Wheelock for the Army Revolver

Description: Here is a nice .36 lipfire cartridge. These were known as the No. 56. This one has some writing on the side that can be removed if desired.

Measures:    OAL 1.260"  CL .811"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 970

Price: $40.00

Y906     .32 Allen Lipfire Cartridge by Allen & Wheelock for the Army Revolver

Description: Here is a nice .32 lipfire cartridge. These were known as the No. 52. This one has some writing on the side that can be removed if desired.

Measures:    OAL 1.163"  CL .795"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 969

Price: $40.00

Y894     .25 Allen Lipfire Cartridge by Allen & Wheelock for the Army Revolver

Description: Here is a nice .25 lipfire cartridge. These were known as the No. 50. This one has some writing on the side that can be removed if desired.

Measures:    OAL .819"  CL .534"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 968

Price: $35.00

Y907     No. 30 .28 Ellis & White Patent Cupfire Revolver Cartridge for the Plant Revolver.

Description: Nice post Civil War cartridge. This one is headstamped "P" for the Phoenix Metallic Cartridge Company who was in business from 1874-1891.

Measures:    OAL .941"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 979-980

Price: $15.00

Y920     No. 30 .28 Ellis & White Patent Cupfire Revolver Cartridge for the Plant Revolver

Description: Excellent No. 30 cartridge produced by the American Metallic Ammunition Company. This is a post Civil War cartridge.

Measures:    D .303"  OAL .938"

Price: $20.00

Y921     No. 30 .28 Ellis & White Patent Cupfire Revolver Cartridge for the Plant Revolver

Description: Nice early .28 cupfire cartridge without a headstamp.

Measures:    D .297"  OAL .951"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 979-980

Price: $15.00

Y919     No. 30 .28 Ellis & White Patent Cupfire Revolver Cartridge for the Plant Revolver

Description: Nice early .28 cupfire cartridge without a headstamp.

Measures:    D .301"  OAL .928"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 979-980

Price: $15.00

Y857     .45 Williamson Patent "Teatfire" Cartridge for Use in the Moore Revolver (Known as the No. 45) (1864)

Description: Here is a very nice cartridge known as the No. 45. This particular cartridge has a round teat and was used in the National Revolver.

Measures:    OAL 1.527"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 997

Price: $325.00

Y889     .32 Williamson Patent "Teatfire" Cartridge for Use in the Moore Revolver (Known as the No. 32) (1864 / Flat Teat)

Description: Here is a very nice .32 Moore revolver cartridge. This one has the earlier flat teat.

Measures:    OAL 1.269"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 995

Price: $35.00

Y895     9.95 mm (.38) Tesching Needle Fire Ball Cartridge (Rimmed)

Description: Nice German Tesching style cartridge. These were produced in Germany/Austria for the small pistols. This one is in excellent shape!

Measures:    OAL 1.579"

Price: $75.00

Y875     9.95 mm (.38) Tesching Needle Fire Shot Cartridge (Rimmed)

Description: Nice German Tesching style cartridge. These were produced in Germany/Austria for the small pistols. This one is in excellent shape with "1417" written on the bottom. This one has the small pasteboard disc on the bottom.

Measures:    OAL 1.419"

Price: $55.00

Y883     9.95 mm (.38) Tesching Needle Fire Ball Cartridge (Rimless)

Description: Nice German Tesching style cartridge. These were produced in Germany/Austria for the small pistols. This one is in excellent shape with "1414" written on the bottom.

Measures:    D .416"  OAL 1.319

Price: $45.00

Y872     .41 (75 Bore) Needle Gun Cartridge by Eley of London

Description: Here is an excellent example of a needle gun cartridge produced by Eley of London. This example has an orange sticker attached to the base.

Measures:    OAL 1.316"

Price: $40.00

Y873     .36 (90 Bore) Needle Gun Ball Cartridge by Eley of London

Description: Here is an excellent example of a roundball cartridge produced by Eley of London. This example has an orange sticker attached to the base.

Measures:    OAL 1.044"

Price: $40.00

Y884     .31 (110 Bore) Needle Gun Cartridge by Eley of London

Description: Here is an excellent example of a needle gun cartridge produced by Eley of London. This example has an orange sticker attached to the base.

Measures:    OAL 1.314"

Price: $45.00

Y902     Sectioned 12 mm Pinfire Cartridge

Description: Nice sectioned example showing the internal components. The bullet on this particular example has a small open cavity.

Measures:    OAL .959"

Price: $30.00

Y909     15 mm Pinfire Revolver Cartridge

Description: Here is a very nice large caliber 15 mm pinfire cartridge. We also have a cross sectioned version of this cartridge available as Y858.

Measures:    OAL .985"  CL  .594"

Price: $75.00

Y858     Sectioned 15 mm Pinfire Cartridge for the Lefaucheux Revolver

Description: Here is a beautifully cross sectioned 15 mm pinfire cartridge. You can clearly see that the nose is hollow and was at one time packed with powder. The pin goes through the case and rests upon a primer held in place by a pressed paper wad. Not all pinfire projectiles are hollow like this example.

Measures:    OAL .978"

Price: $50.00

Y863     15 mm Pinfire Cartridge by Giulio Fiocchi of Italy

Description: Here is a very nice large pinfire cartridge produced by Fiocchi.

Measures:    OAL 1.478"

Headstamped:  15 over FIOCCHI over star

Price: $65.00

Y901     12 mm Pinfire Cartridge Produced by Houllier & Blanchard of Paris

Description: Here is a very nice 12 mm pinfire cartridge. This variant is longer and has a crisp headstamp.

Measures:    OAL 1.292"  CL .898"

Headstamped: HB over PARIS

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 953

Price: $25.00

Y878     12 mm Pinfire Cartridge

Description: Nice 12 mm pinfire cartridge with a brass casing. This one doesn't have a headstamp on the base.

Measures:    OAL .920"  CL .482"

Price: $20.00

Y891     12 mm Pinfire Shotshell Manufactured by Braun & Bloem of Dusseldorf Germany

Description: Nice brass cased pinfire shell with a pasteboard cover on top.

Measures:    OAL .552"

Headstamped: BB over 12.

Price: $20.00

Y912     9 mm Pinfire Shot Shell Manufactured in Hertenberg, Austria

Description: Nice 9 mm pinfire shot shell. This one has an orange paper top and a tan wad crimped into the nose.

Measures:    OAL 1.119"  CL .584"

Headstamped:  Impressed "9" over Starburst with KC

Price: $20.00

Y904     9 mm Pinfire Shot Cartridge

Description: Nice 9mm pinfire shot cartridge that is necked. This one has a tan pressed paper wad on the top.

Measures:    OAL .981"

Headstamped: Impressed "9"

Price: $20.00

Y900     9 mm Pinfire Cartridge Produced by Braun & Bloem of Dusseldorf Germany

Description: Here is a very nice 9 mm pinfire cartridge that has a crisp crimp mark and a clear headstamp.

Measures:    OAL .967"  CL .591"

Headstamped: BB over 9

Price: $25.00

Y892     7 mm Pinfire Shot Cartridge Produced by Braun & Bloem of Dusseldorf Germany

Description: Nice shot cartridge for the 7 mm pinfire revolver. This one has a pressed paper top crimped over on the edge.

Measures:    OAL .869"

Headstamped: BB over 7

Price: $20.00

Y903     7 mm Pinfire Cartridge Manufactured in Hertenberger Austria

Description: Nice 7 mm pinfire with a crisp headstamp.

Measures:    OAL .840"  CL .575"

Headstamped: H inside of starburst

Price: $25.00

Y908     5 mm Pinfire Cartridge Produced by Eley of London

Description: Here is a very nice 5 mm pinfire cartridge. This one is very small and it's hard to read the headstamp.

Measures:    OAL .621"

Headstamped: Eley over 5 M

Price: $20.00

Y910     5 mm Pinfire Shot Cartridge

Description: Nice small 5 mm pinfire shot cartridge. This one has a pressed paper top that is crimped over on the edge.

Measures:    OAL .425"

Headstamped: Raised Acorn

Price: $15.00

Y859     .50 Benet Primed Remington Army Pistol Cartridge (Long Shot Variant)

Description: Here is a very nice .50 shot cartridge with an extremely long wooden sabot.

Measures:    OAL 1.905"  CL .877"

Price: $65.00

Y866     .50 Martin Primed Cartridge for the .50 Remington Army Pistol (Frankford Arsenal)

Description: Here is a very nice Martin primed cartridge produced at the Frankford Arsenal. This variation with the necked cartridge is meant for the .50 Army revolver.

Measures:    OAL 1.256"  CL .900

Price: $95.00

Y862     .50 Benet Primed Cartridge for the .50 Remington Army Pistol (Frankford Arsenal)

Description: Excellent necked cartridge for the .50 Remington Army pistol.

Measures:    OAL 1.239"  CL .869

Price: $30.00

Y905     .50 Berdan Primed Shot Cartridge for the 1876 Remington Navy Pistol (UMC) Union Metallic Cartridge Company

Description: Very nice Berdan primed cartridge by UMC. This one has a wooden sabot filled with shot. Some people refer to these as forager rounds.

Measures:    OAL 1.369"  CL .892"

Price: $30.00

Y870     .50 Benet Primed Cartridge for the 1876 Remington Navy Pistol

Description: This is a very nice example for the Navy pistol. Please note, this differs from the Army pistol as the cartridge isn't necked.

Measures:    OAL 1.244"  CL .870"

Price: $50.00

Y898     .50 Berdan Primed Cartridge for the 1876 Remington Navy Pistol (UMC) Union Metallic Cartridge Company

Description: Here is a very nice cartridge for the Remington Navy Pistol. This particular round is Berdan primed.

Measures:    OAL 1.275"  CL .873"

Price: $35.00

Y911     .50 Remington Navy Pistol Cartridge Manufactured by Winchester

Description: Nice early Winchester cartridge with the copper primer. This variant has the small font headstamp. There are two small dents in the casing.

Measures:    OAL 1.301"

Headstamped: W.R.A.Co / 50-Pistol (Small Font)

Price: $20.00

Y876     .50 Remington Navy Pistol Cartridge Manufactured by Winchester

Description: Nice early Winchester cartridge with the copper primer. This variant has the large font headstamp.

Measures:    OAL 1.312"  CL .905

Headstamped: W.R.A.Co / 50-Pistol (Large Font)

Price: $25.00

Y885     .45 Internally Primed Frankford Arsenal .45 COLT/S&W Cartridges

Description:  These were produced for the Model 1873 Colt Army & 1875 Smith & Wesson Schofield revolver. This was a very popular round and they are becoming harder and harder to find! These rounds are shorter than the earlier .45 Colt cartridges which made issuing ammunition a lot easier.

Measures:   OAL 1.436"  CL 1.113"

Price: $30.00

Y868     .45 Benet Primed Cartridge for the M1873 Colt (Frankford Arsenal)

Description: Nice Benet primed cartridges for the M1873 Colt. These longer cartridges were manufactured between 1873-1875.

Measures:    OAL 1.626"  CL 1.290"

Price: $35.00

Y871     .44 Martin Primed Colt Revolver Cartridge (Frankford Arsenal)

Description: Here is a very nice example of a .44 Martin primed Colt cartridge. This type is a little taller than the .44 Martin primed cartridge for the Smith & Wesson.

Measures:    OAL 1.552"  CL 1.068"

Price: $45.00

Y861     .44 Martin Primed Smith & Wesson Cartridge (Frankford Arsenal)

Description: Here is a very nice Martin primed cartridge produced at the Frankford Arsenal.

Measures:    OAL 1.457"  CL .906"

Price: $45.00

Y855     Internally Primed 7mm Karcher Cartridge (1880's)

Description: Excellent cartridge with the internal primer crimped into the base. This style of cartridge was widely used in cane guns.

Measures:    OAL .622"  CL .400

Headstamped: KARCHER / Bte.S.G.D.G

Price: $35.00

Y922     .36 St. Louis Arsenal Cartridge for the Navy Revolver

Description: Nice .36 St. Louis Arsenal cartridge. This one is tied with brown string that has broken in one spot.

Measures:    OAL 1.544"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 721-723

Price: $165.00

Y848     54 Guage (.44) Tranter Revolver Cartridge by Eley of London (Blue Label)

Description: Nice complete cartridge with the original label on the base.

Measures:    OAL 1.200"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 4 No 76 with outer wrapper.

Price:  $125.00

Y847     15 mm Pinfire Revolver Cartridge

Description: Here is a nice 15 mm pinfire cartridge.

Measures:    OAL .979" CL .572"

Price: $75.00

Y843     12 mm Pinfire Manufactured by Braun & Bloem of Dusseldorf Germany

Description: Nice cartridge with the raised headstamp of Braun & Bloem "BB over 12."

Measures:    OAL 1.028"

Price: $25.00

Y842     7 mm Pinfire Cartridge Manufactured by Eley of London

Description: Very nice copper cased 7 mm pinfire revolver cartridge. This one is headstamped 7 over ELEY.

Measures:    OAL  .889

Price: $25.00

Y841     12 mm Pinfire Cartridge by Houllier & Blanchard of Paris (Long Version)

Description: Nice pinfire cartridge produced in Paris. This one is headstamped "H B PARIS."

Measures:    OAL 1.283"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 953

Price: $25.00

Y839     12 mm Pinfire Cartridge

Description: Nice pinfire cartridge with a headstamp of "12.". This one has a slight crack in the neck from the crimping process.

Measures:    OAL .958"

Price: $25.00

Y826     .44 Short Rimfire Cartridge by Union Metallic Cartridge company

Description: Non excavated cartridge that's engraved .44 SHORT on the side. This one is headstamped "U" for the Union Metallic Cartridge Company.

Measures:    OAL 1.165  CL .634

Reference: Barber Pg. 49

Price: $5.00

Y818     Frankford Arsenal .44 Smith & Wesson Martin Primed Cartridge

Description: Nice example without any writing on the side.

Measures:    OAL 1.454"  CL .882"

Price: $40.00

Y815     Scarce .36 "Seamless" Cartridge by D.C. Sage

Description: Nice cartridge that has a minor repair near the base. This one is now solid! These were manufactured by D.C. Sage under Hotchkiss's patent.

Measures:    L 1.40"

Reference: TT#40

Price: $125.00

Y809     12 mm Lefaucheux Pinfire Cartridge by C.D. Leet & Company

Description: Nice US manufactured pinfire cartridge by C.D. Leet! Much scarcer than it's European counterpart.

Measures:    D .446  L 1.270

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 939

Price: $40.00

Y749     .39 Plant Cupfire Cartridge for the No. 30 Army Revolver (Headstamped "P" Phoenix Metallic Cartridge Company 1874-1891)

Description: Excellent No. 30 cartridge produced by the Phoenix Metallic Cartridge Company of South Coventry, Connecticut. This is a post Civil War cartridge.

Measures:    L .934

Reference: TT#50B

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $20.00

Y748     .39 Plant Cupfire Cartridge for the No. 42 Army Revolver

Description: Nice cartridge with a heavy crimp mark around the middle holding the bullet in place. The bullet in this example has a rounded tip.

Measures:    L 1.133"

Reference: TT#50C

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $40.00

Y747     .39 Plant Cupfire Cartridge for the No. 42 Army Revolver

Description: Nice cartridge with a light crimp mark around the middle holding the bullet in place. The bullet in this example has a pointed tip.

Measures:   L 1.094"

Reference: TT#50C

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $40.00

Y738     Scarce .36 Bartholow Combustible Paper Cartridge 

Description:  Here is one you don't see everyday. This is the smaller .36 cartridge by Bartholow. The bullet has a small punch hole in the base which differentiates it from your typical .36 Colt Navy. This is the first one of these that I have been able to get my hands on for years. We do have individual bullets for this cartridge available as well if you would like an example.

Measures:    L 1.313""

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3 No. 773-775

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $150.00

Z1656     Confederate Ammo Packet for Six .45 Colt Army Cartridges (Richmond Laboratory)

Description: Here is an original wooden ammunition pack produced at the Richmond Laboratory for the Confederacy. The original wooden block contains only a piece of the original label. The entire label would have read, "6 Cartridges / Colt's Army Pistol / C.S. Laboratory, Richmond, Va.." One end of the block is missing showing the opening for the cartridge. This block comes with two original .44 Colt cartridge remnants.

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Percussion Ammunition Packets by Malloy,Thomas,White Pg. 87

Price: $395.00

Y711     Early Pattern .41 Volcanic Self-Contained Cartridge

Description: Here is an excellent non excavated .41 Volcanic cartridge. This is the harder to find early type. This particular has a cork wafer that covers the iron anvil compared to the later brass ring over cork. This one is in great shape and still has lubricant in the grooves.

Measures:    D .432  L .74

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 3, No. 1053

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $150.00 SOLD

Y698     .40 Derringer Cartridge (Headstamped C.D.L)

Description: Excellent headstamped Derringer cartridge with the early C.D.L headstamp.

Measures:    L .945

Reference: RBTRF

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $60.00 SOLD

Y676     Opened Original Packet for 6 .36 Revolving Belt Pistol Cartridges, Colt's Cartridge Works.

Description: Here is an original packet for .36 Colt ammunition made at the Colt's Cartridge Works in Hartford, Connecticut. Unfortunately, this piece was heavily lacquered at one time, and some of the lacquer has been removed. If you don't want to pay the price for a full pack this one is for you. It would display nicely next to your gun with a couple of cartridges.

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Malloy, Thomas, and White Pg. 12

Price: $175.00

Y675     Opened Original Packet for 6 .36 Revolving Belt Pistol Cartridges, Colt's Cartridge Works.

Description: Here is an original packet for .36 Colt ammunition made at the Colt's Cartridge Works in Hartford, Connecticut. Unfortunately, this piece was heavily lacquered at one time. None of the cartridges remain at this time. However, in the first slot there is still a .36 bullet that is trapped by the original metal wire. If you don't want to pay the price for a full pack this one is for you. It would display nicely next to your gun with a couple of cartridges.

Measures:

Recovered: Non Excavated

Reference: Malloy, Thomas, and White Pg. 12

Price: $195.00

Y644     Original .44 D.C. Sage Seamless Skin Cartridge in Wooden Block Remnant

Description: Here is a nice combination. This group includes an original .44 seamless skin cartridge produced by D.C. Sage of Middletown, Connecticut. The cartridge and bullet are still held together but the powder is missing. When issued, 6 of these cartridges would have been packaged into a wooden block. This one still retains a portion of the wooden block and label. This particular label was manufactured for W.J. Syms & Bro. of 300 Broadway, New York.

Measures:    L 1.767"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $80.00

Y931     .40 Derringer Cartridge (No Headstamp)

Description: Nice early cartridge without the headstamp!

Measures:    OAL .930"  CL .467"

Reference: TT#14

Price: $25.00

Y582     Complete Full Box of 12mm Pinfire Revolver Cartridges by Charles Fusnot of Brussels, Belgium

Description: Here is an excellent full box of 12mm pinfire cartridges manufactured by Charles Fusnot of Brussels. This box contains (25) 12mm pinfire cartridges packed in the original red sawdust. The printed label is still legible. The seams on the box are sturdy with some slight cracks here and there. If you own a 12mm pinfire revolver, this would definitely enhance your display.

Reference: Reference: RBTRF Vol. 4 No. 948

Price: $395.00

Y432     84 Gauge Revolver Cartridge by Eley

Description: Excellent example of a hard to find cartridge. This one still has the outer wrapper, orange label, and perfect pull string. There would be a skin cartridge inside of this wrapper.

Measures:    D .416  L 1.530"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 4 No. 51

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $165.00

Y596     .44 Ethan Allen Lipfire Cartridge for the Allen & Wheelock Revolver

Description: The patent for this cartridge was awarded to Ethan Allen in September of 1860. The fulminate was contained with the lip on the base of the cartridge. This is the largest caliber for the Allen & Wheelock revolver

Measures:    L 1.506"

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $75.00

Y589     .44 Ethan Allen Lipfire Cartridge for the Allen & Wheelock Revolver

Description: The patent for this cartridge was awarded to Ethan Allen in September of 1860. The fulminate was contained with the lip on the base of the cartridge. This is the largest caliber for the Allen & Wheelock revolver.

Measures:    L 1.492"

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $75.00

Y614     .36 Allen Lip Fire Cartridge for the Allen & Wheelock Revolver (Dud)

Description: Here is a nice cartridge patented by Ethan Allen on September 25, 1860. These were produced for the Allen & Wheelock revolvers and came in four different sizes. This is the .36 version. The small lip on the bottom contains the fulminate to ignite the cartridge. This one is a dud as evidenced by the mark on the lip.

Measures:    L 1.283"

Reference: TT#51C

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $35.00

Y423     .36 Allen Lip Fire Cartridge for the Allen & Wheelock Revolver

Description: Here is a nice cartridge patented by Ethan Allen on September 25, 1860. These were produced for the Allen & Wheelock revolvers and came in four different sizes. This is the .36 version. The small lip on the bottom contains the fulminate to ignite the cartridge. We have two of these available and both of them are marked on the side which can be removed if desired.

Measures:    L 1.283"

Reference: TT#51C

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $40.00 Each One Left Sale Pending!

Y741     .36 Allen Lip Fire Cartridge for the Allen & Wheelock Revolver

Description: Here is a nice cartridge patented by Ethan Allen on September 25, 1860. These were produced for the Allen & Wheelock revolvers and came in four different sizes. This is the second to largest version. The small lip on the bottom contains the fulminate to ignite the cartridge.

Measures:    L 1.272"

Reference: TT#51C

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $40.00

Y740     .25 Allen Lip Fire Cartridge for the Allen & Wheelock Revolver

Description: Here is a nice cartridge patented by Ethan Allen on September 25, 1860. These were produced for the Allen & Wheelock revolvers and came in four different sizes. This is the smallest version. The small lip on the bottom contains the fulminate to ignite the cartridge.

Measures:    L .807"

Reference: TT#51A

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $35.00

Y565     84 Gauge Revolver Cartridge by Eley of London

Description: Nice cartridge with a small repair. The pull tab is still in place.

Measures:    L 1.350"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 4 No. 51

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $65.00

Y571     .36 Richmond Laboratory 1st Pattern Combustible Cartridge with Untreated Casing (Published Example)

Description: Nice cartridge that is scarce to find. This is the rarer 1st pattern cartridge and is the exact one published in Dean's book. The cartridge is crinkled and intact. This one has Dean's catalogue number on it. This is out of an original packet and was originally owned by Berkley Lewis, then to Tillinghast, and then Dean Thomas.

Measures:    L 1.05"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 4 No. 11

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $275.00

Y572     .36 Richmond Laboratory Third Pattern Cartridge

Description: Nice, hard to find cartridge. This bullet is commonly referred to as a foreign mold bullet. These were actually produced at the Richmond Arsenal. This is the later variant with the wider nose

Measures:    L 1.175"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 4 No. 15

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $395.00 SOLD

Y528     12mm Perrin Revolver Cartridge (Inside Primed)

Description: Minty cartridge for the Perrin revolver. This one has 571F/12mm written on the side.

Measures:    L .985"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $25.00

Y358     .45 Internally Primed Frankford Arsenal .45 COLT/S&W Cartridges

Description:  Here are a few very nice and minty cartridges which are internally primed. These were produced for the Model 1873 Colt Army & 1875 Smith & Wesson Schofield revolver. This was a very popular round and they are becoming harder and harder to find! These rounds are shorter than the earlier .45 Colt cartridges which made issuing ammunition a lot easier.

Measures:   L 1.449"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $30.00

Y630   Lot of Two Frankford Arsenal .45 Smith & Wesson Benet Primed Blank Cartridges

Description: Two nice blank cartridges for the .45 Smith & Wesson. Both of these are slightly different and are in excellent shape.

Price: $20.00 for both

Y510     Frankford Arsenal Internally Primed .45 Colt Cartridge

Description: Nice benet primed cartridges for the M1873 Colt. These longer cartridges were manufactured between 1873-1875.

Measures:    L 1.612"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $35.00 Each

Y627     Frankford Arsenal .44 Smith & Wesson Martin Primed Cartridge

Description: Nice cartridge with writing on the side that could be removed if desired.

Measures:    L 1.458"

Price: $45.00

Y626     Frankford Arsenal .44 Smith & Wesson Martin Primed Cartridge

Description: Nice cartridge with writing on the side that could be removed if desired.

Measures:    L 1.403"

Price: $45.00

Y625     Frankford Arsenal .44 Colt Martin Primed Cartridge

Description: Excellent Martin primed cartridge with writing on the side that could be removed if desired.

Measures:    L 1.581"

Price: $45.00

Y624     Frankford Arsenal .44 Colt Benet Primed Cartridge

Description: Excellent benet primed cartridge intended for use with the .44 Colt Richards Conversion revolver. This one has been shellacked and identified on the side with a marker that could be removed if desired.

Measures:    L 1.546"

Price: $40.00

Y443     12mm Pinfire Revolver Cartridge by Charles Fusnot of Brussels, Belgium

Description: Here is a very nice 12mm pinfire cartridge produced by Charles Fusnot. This one is in excellent condition and has the light headstamp of, "Fusnot*Bruxelles*." This style of pinfire cartridge is known to have been found in campsites used during the American Civil War. I have also added a picture of the box they were issued in which is not for sale. The box is marked, "Fabrique / De Balles Et Cartouches. / 25 Revolvers Cartouches Lefaucheux / de 12 milimetres." This would make a great addition to any Civil War cartridge collection.

Measures:    L 1.002"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 4 No. 948

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $25.00

Y618     Frankford Arsenal Externally Primed .45 Colt & .45 S&W

Description: Excellent cartridge for the .45 Colt & S&W revolver. This one is headstamped F/4/87.

Measures:    L 1.422"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $15.00

Y356     .50 Frankford Arsenal Pistol Cartridge for the Model 1871 Remington Army Single Shot Pistol

Description: Here is an excellent cartridge for the last single shot pistol in the United States. These bullets have a little oxidation on the nose but are otherwise in "right out of the box" condition! The would make a great addition to any cartridge collection!

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $30.00 Each

Y354     Complete Pack of Frankford Arsenal Internally Primed .45 Ammunition for 1873 Colt Army/1875 Schofield Dated 1878

Description: Here is a very nice box of .45 ammunition for the 1873 Colt Army and the 1875 Smith & Wesson Schofield. This box is in very nice shape and still has the full pull string attached to the side. There is a very slight seam crack above where the pull string starts but is only mentioned for exactness. This type of box was originally shellacked  giving the appearance of a variation of colors. This would make an excellent addition to any Colt or Indian War cartridge collection.

Measures Approximately: 3.5" x 1.5" x 1"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $350.00

Y355     Empty Box for 10 .50 Remington's Army Pistol Frankford Arsenal 1873

Description: Here is a box for 10 .50 Remington Army pistol cartridges. Every piece of the box is here even though it's in four pieces. The top is separated and so is the side. The interior cardboard holder is loose which is how the box was made originally. The box could be repaired if so desired. The original pull string is still attached and the overall body of the box is shellacked which is how they were produced. This would look great sitting next to a few rounds or near your pistol. This one is dated 1873!

Measures Approximately 3.5" x 1.5" x 1.25"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $95.00 Sale $50.00

Y599     Eley's .36 (90 Bore) Needle Gun Cartridge with Orange Label

Description: Here is a very nice 90 bore needle gun cartridge produced by Eley Brothers of London. This one is in great shape and still has the orange paper label on the bottom. These were popular cartridges from the 1850's through the 1890's. There is a little bit of wax around the neck of the cartridge.

Measures:    L 1.389"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $35.00

Y430     Eley 75 Bore (.41) Needle Gun Cartridge with Blue Label

Description: Here is a very nice 75 bore needle gun cartridge produced by Eley Brothers of London. This one is in great shape and still has the blue paper label on the bottom. These were popular cartridges from the 1850's through the 1890's.

Measures:     L  1.285"

Price: $40.00

Y406     .28 Frontloading Cupfire Cartridge for the Plant Revolver

Description: Nice cartridge for the .28 Plant Revolver.

Measures:    L .938 

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $20.00

Y737     .36 Paper Cartridge for Colt Revolver

Description: Nice cartridge with a few very minor cracks around the base of the bullet. The cartridge is sturdy and stable. There is some laquer spots on the cartridge and the base is coated with lacquer.

Measures:    L 1.170"

Reference: TT#28B

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $85.00

Y735     .36 Paper Cartridge for Colt Revolver

Description: Nice little cartridge produced by Colt Cartridge Works. This one has a small crack on the side that has been repaired and stabilized.

Measures:    L 1.173"

Reference: TT#28

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $65.00

Y569     .31 Colt Thuer Conversion Cartridge for the .31 Pocket Revolver (Patented 1868)

Description: Nice cartridge!

Measures:    L 1.165"

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $125.00

 

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