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Rifle and Musket Cartridges

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

Y684     Confederate .58 Gardner Cartridge

Description: Here is an original .58 Gardner cartridge that has been repaired on one side in two places. The paper is original but has been glued together. If you don't want to spend a lot of money on the quintessential Confederate cartridge, this one may be for you. The paper cartridge is actually crimped within the walls of the bullet. This manufacturing process was the 12th patent of the Confederacy. 

Reference: TT#162 series

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $350.00 SOLD

Y664     .58 Paper Cartridge for the .58 Springfield Musket

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

Measures: 2.5"

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $95.00 SOLD

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 Sale Pending!

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: On Layaway!!

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

Y518     .58 Type III William's Cleaner Cartridge

Description: Torn .58 Type III cleaner cartridge. Nice example out of a pack with a few light spots.

Measures:    L 2.5"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $50.00

Y515     .58 Paper Cartridge for the .58 Springfield Musket

Description: Excellent cartridge in great shape. There is light writing in pencil on the side "58."

Measures:    2.200"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $95.00

Y699     .44 Henry Cartridge (Flat Tip by Eley of London/ Headstamp "E")

Description: Nice post Civil War cartridge with the rarer "E" headstamp for Eley of London.

Measures:    L 1.411"

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $80.00

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

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

Y511     .58 Paper Cartridge for the .58 Springfield Musket

Description: Excellent cartridge right out of an original pack!

Measures:    2.380"

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

Y524     .69 Buck n' Ball Cartridge

Description: Excellent and original .69 Buck n' Ball cartridge. This cartridge has a single .69 musketball and 3 .31 buckshot.

Measures:    L 2.308"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $250.00 SOLD

Y507     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 1.931"

Recovered: Cold Harbor, VA

Price: $65.00

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

Y439     British Regulation .45 Cylindrical Whitworth Cartridge Woolwich Arsenal

Description: Here is a nice cartridge. This specific type was produced at the Woolwich Arsenal. The bullet is housed in the larger section of the cartridge and the small end holds the powder charge. This one still has the green band and most of the pull tab intact. At one time, this cartridge was given a light coating of shellac which is quite common on old cartridges.

Measures:    L 4.766

Reference: RBTRF Vol. 4 No 624

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $375.00

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 Three Left

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

Y529     Frankford Arsenal .50/70 Benet Primed Cartridge

Description: Very nice cartridge with some tape residue.

Measures:    L 2.235"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $45.00

Y533     Frankford Arsenal .50/70 Bar Anvil Primed Cartridge

Description: Nice cartridge with the earlier bar anvil primer.

Measures:    L 2.274"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $55.00

Y532     Frankford Arsenal .50/70 Benet Primed Cartridge

Description: Nice cartridge with writing on the side.

Measures:    L 2.252"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $45.00

Y531     Frankford Arsenal .50/70 Benet Primed Cartridge

Description: Minty cartridge.

Measures:    L 2.265"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $50.00

Y450     Frankford Arsenal Internally Primed .45/70 Ball Cartridge (No Headstamp) (1874-1877)

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:    L 2.606"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $55.00

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

Z1350     Full Box of German 8mm Ammunition Headstamped 1939 with Eagle

Description: Here is a very nice box of German produced ammo made in 1939. There are two clips of 5 rounds that are in excellent condition. These boxes were pretty common at one time but are becoming scarce. This box has a slightly torn top hinge.

Measures: 3" x 3"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $25.00 SOLD

Y535     .45/70 Winchester Repeating Arms Company Cartridge

Description: Nice externally primed Winchester .45/70 Cartridge

Measures:    L 2.574"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $10.00

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)

Y408     Copper .41 Swiss 10.4xR38mm for the Vetterli Military Rifle

Description: Nice .41 Swiss cartridge. This one has the typical headstamp with two dots.

Measures:    L 2.211" 

Price: $15.00

Y574     .43 Spanish Mead's Patent Explosive Bullet (December 10, 1872)

Description: Nice example Mead's improvement on the explosive bullet. This bullet was cast and a .22 blank was inserted into the nose.

Measures:    L 1.884"

Price: $150.00

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 (Three on the left are still available)

Carbine / Shotgun Cartridges

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Y700     .56/52 Spencer Carbine Cartridge (No Headstamp)

Description: Excellent Cartridge with a light patina!

Measures:    L 1.639"

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $35.00

Y697     .56/50 Spencer Carbine Cartridge (Headstamped F.VV&CO)

Description: Nice cartridge with a rare headstamp!

Measures:     L 1.611"

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: SOLD

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

Y695     .50 Paper & Foil Marynard Carbine Cartridge by Poultney

Description: Nice harder to find Maynard type.

Measures:    L 1.682"

Reference: TT#81

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $95.00 SOLD

Y694     .56/50 Spencer Cartridge for the Model 1865 Spencer Carbine (C.D.L Headstamp / Published Example)

Description: Nice published .56/50 Spencer cartridge for the M1865 Spencer carbine. This one is headstamped "C.D.L" and has Dean Thomas's number on the back. This is the exact one published in Round Ball to Rimfire Vol. II No. 673 on bottom.

Measures:    L 1.605"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. II No. 673 Bottom

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $45.00

Y693     .56/50 Spencer Cartridge for the Model 1865 Spencer Carbine (C.D.L Headstamp / Published Example)

Description: Nice published .56/50 Spencer cartridge for the M1865 Spencer carbine. This one is headstamped "C.D.L" and has Dean Thomas's number on the back. This is the exact one published in Round Ball to Rimfire Vol. II No. 673 on top.

Measures:    L 1.598"

Reference: RBTRF Vol. II. No. 673 Top

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $45.00

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

Y689     Jackson's Patent .50 Gallager Cartridge

Description: Very nice cartridge that has been stamped 51 Jackson's. This could be removed with a little bit of patience and some acetone if desired. Samuel Jackson held the patent on this cartridge has of January 10, 1865. This style has an interior core made of tinned iron.

Measures:    L 2.066"

Reference: TT#76B

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $250.00 SOLD

Y688     .50 India-Rubber Smith Carbine Cartridge

Description: Minty .50 Smith rubber cartridge that would be impossible to upgrade. Ex Flayderman Collection

Measures:    L 1.812"

Reference: TT#72

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $350.00 SOLD

Y680     No. 56 Spencer Carbine Cartridge

Description: Nice cartridge with a little bit of verdigris.

Measures:    L 1.672"

Reference: TT#87

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $35.00

Y679     No. 56 Spencer Carbine Cartridge

Description: Excellent copper cased Spencer cartridge for the Civil War .52 Spencer carbine. This one is very nice with some of the original lubricant still on the cartridge. While these cartridges are known as .52 they were originally labeled as No. 56. This is the style recovered from Civil War sites.

Measures:    L 1.672"

Reference: TT#87

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $35.00

Y687     No. 56 Spencer Rimfire Converted to Centerfire

Description: Here is a nice .52 Spencer rimfire cartridge from the Civil War. At some point it was drilled and fitted with an external primer. This is an oddity that shows ingenuity for repurposing cartridges. This cartridge has slight dent around the neck.

Measures:    L 1.667

Reference: TT#87V

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $25.00

Y678     .42 Wesson Self-Contained Rimfire Cartridge

Description: Excellent hard to find cartridge.

Reference: TT#62

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $65.00

Y677     .52 Cartridge for the Second Model Sharps & Hankins

Description: Very nice cartridge with a pleasing patina!

Reference: TT#124

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

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

Y654     .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 push to the bottom of this one which is quite common for linen cartridges.

Measures:    L 1.952"

Reference: TT#94

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

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

Y714     .52 Sharps Linen Cartridge for the Sharps Carbine

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

Measures:    L 2.079"

Reference: TT#113A

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $165.00

Y682     .52 Sharps Linen Cartridge for the Sharps Carbine

Description: A great example of a popular cartridge.

Measures:    L 2.082"

Reference: TT#113A

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $165.00 Sale Pending!

Y652     Federal .54 Merrill Carbine Paper Cartridge

Description: Here is an excellent cartridge produced for the .54 Merrill Carbine. The paper cartridge was glued to the side of a three groove bullet. This one doesn't have any repairs.

Measures:    L 1.733"

Reference: TT#91

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $195.00

Y647     .56/50 Spencer Cartridges for the Model 1865 Spencer Carbine (Headstamped: S.A.W.)

Description: Nice cartridge for the .50 Model 1865 Spencer carbine. This one is crimped three times around the waist and has a crisp headstamp for Sage Ammunition Works!

Measures:    L 1.620

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $35.00 SOLD

Y645     .56/52 Spencer Carbine Cartridge by Winchester Repeating Arms Co.

Description: Nice .56/52 cartridge for the Spencer carbine. This one has a transitional shoulder with one groove. The headstamp on this example is an impressed circle with a "H" in the center.

Measures:    L 1.644"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $35.00

Y642     .56/46 Spencer Sporting Rifle Cartridge Headstamped "U" Union Metallic Cartridge Company

Description: Nice cartridge for the .46 Spencer sporting rifle. The bullet is still partially covered in lubricant and the casing is headstamped "U."

Measures:    L 1.642"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $35.00

Y634     .50 Smith Carbine Cartridge by Thomas Poultney of Baltimore Maryland

Description: Here is a very nice paper and brass foil cartridge produced by Thomas Poultney for the .50 Smith carbine.

Measures:    L 1.810"

Reference: TT#74A

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $125.00 SOLD

Y611     .44 Ballard Rifle/Carbine Rimfire Cartridge

Description: Original cartridge for the Ballard Rifle/Carbine. This one doesn't have a headstamp and the two groove bullet is intact.

Measures:    L 1.621"

Reference: TT#61

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $45.00 Sale Pending!

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

Y590     Eley Manufactured 12 Gauge Pinfire Shotshell Headstamped Eley London / 12 / 1861

Description: Very nice pinfire shotgun shell with the desirable "1861" headstamp. This variant is longer than Y586.

Measures:    L 2.448"

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $95.00 SOLD

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

Y580     Original Packet of 12 Percussion Caps as Issued for the .54 Burnside Carbine

Description: Here is a style you don't see everyday. This is an original packet of percussion caps for the Burnside carbine. You see plenty of packs of cartridges for muskets but these are a little rarer.

Measures: 1" x 2.5"

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.

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

Y353     .56/50 Spencer Cartridges for the Model 1865 Spencer Carbine

Description: We have a few of these available and will hand select the best examples first. These are for the M1865 Spencer carbine in .56/50. All of these are headstamped "J.G." for Joseph Goldmark. He was in business in Brooklyn, N.Y. from 1864-1866.

Headstamped: J.G.

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $35.00 SOLD

Y606     .56/50 Spencer Carbine Cartridge (Headstamped C.D.L)

Description: Nice cartridge for the .50 Model 1865 Spencer carbine. This one is crimped three times around the waist and has a crisp headstamp for C.D. Leet!

Measures:    L 1.607"

Price: $35.00 SOLD

Y530     Frankford Arsenal .50/55 Benet Primed Ball Cartridge for Carbine

Description: nice cartridge with some verdigris. This one has some writing on the side.

Measures:    L 2.169"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $55.00

Z1413     Lawrence Primer Tube for M1852, M1859, M1863 Sharps Rifles & Carbines

Description: Here is a very nice primer tube for you Civil War Sharps Rifle or Carbine. This is a small brass tube that holds several percussion caps and a small wooden dowel. This device was used to feed percussion caps into the Lawrence Primer Mechanism. The wooden chuck is missing on this one and there is a tack pressed into the dowel for tension. This would make a great addition to any firearms collection!

Measures: 1.921"

Recovered: Surplus Stock

Price: $75.00

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

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

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

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

Y635     .41 Volcanic Self-Contained Cartridge w Brass Washer

Description: Nice excavated .41 Volcanic cartridge. The primer is sealed into the base with a brass washer on this particular example. The base is slightly flared on this example which is common for these excavated cartridges.

Measures:    L .703"

Reference: TT#15B

Recovered: Chancellorsville, Va.

Price: $85.00

Y595     .40 Derringer Cartridge (No Headstamp)

Description: Very nice cartridge!

Measures:    L .925"

Reference: TT#14

Recovered: Non Excavated

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 Sale Pending!

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!

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

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

Y567     .54 Paper Cartridge for a Pistol

Description: Nice cartridge in excellent condition.

Measures:    L 1.498"

Reference: TT#127A

Recovered: Non Excavated

Price: $125.00 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

Y628     .45 Internally Primed Frankford Arsenal .45 COLT/S&W Cartridge

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:    L 1.430

Price: $15.00 SOLD

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

Y629     Frankford Arsenal Internally Primed .45 Colt Cartridge

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

Measures:    L 1.620

Price: $35.00 SOLD

Y454     Frankford Arsenal Internally Primed .45 Colt Cartridge

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

Measures:    L 1.637"

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $40.00

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

Y683     .36 Paper Cartridge for Colt Revolver

Description: Outstanding cartridge in excellent condition.

Reference: TT#28

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $125.00

Y498     .36 Paper Cartridge for Colt Revolver

Description: Minty .36 cartridge for the .36 Colt revolver. These are getting harder to find.

Measures:    L 1.211

Reference: TT#28

Recovered: Surplus Stocks

Price: $125.00 SOLD

Z1162    Lot of 20 Post Civil War .32 Long Rimfire (Headstamped "U" Union Metallic Cartridge Company

Description: Here is a lot of .32 Long Rimfire cartridges. Each one is headstamped "U." If you have an empty box, this lot may be for you!

Price: $20.00

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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