NEW ! Here is a Very Nice Non-dug .56- 52 Spencer Carbine Cartridge ! First introduced in 1866 as an alternative to the .56-50, with less crimp at the mouth of the case, these cartridges were manufactured in limited quantity until after the turn of the century. Less often encountered than the Civil War .56-56, or the 1865, .56-50 patterns, this one is in good shape with a nice patina on the copper case, and case and bullet still tightly intact. A Fine .56-52 Spencer Cartridge !
$30 plus shipping
Fine Civil War Period .50 Caliber Maynard Carbine Cartridge
Here is Fine Non-dug .50 Caliber Maynard Carbine Cartridge ! The cartridge is still nice and tight showing a clear hole on the base for the flash of the percussion cap. The case has a nice dark patina that is a mix of gold/brown, and the bullet shows a mix of some dull gray lead along with areas of white patina. A Fine .50 Caliber Maynard Cartridge for your collection or Display with that Maynard Carbine !
Here's a nice non dug 12mm Long Pinfire Pistol Cartridge ! It's a tight example with good patina on the bullet, and the " H B Paris" headstamp, from the Houllier-Blanchard Co. in Paris. A few spots of case discoloration/verdigris, but not bad. These Paris headstamped long pattern pinfire cartridges are some of the more desirable. A nice addition to your cartridge collection. $21plus shipping
One more nice non dug 12mm Long Pinfire Pistol Cartridge! This is a tight example with good bullet patina and the " H B Paris" headstamp, from Houllier-Blanchard. A few small areas of case discoloration/verdigris but not bad. The Paris headstamped long pattern 12mm pinfires are among the most collectable. A good addition to your cartridge collection. $21plus shipping
Nice .41 Caliber Rimfire Cartridge
Here is a Nice Non-Dug .41 Caliber Rim fire Cartridge ! These were first introduced in the 1860s for the Moore No. 1 Derringer, and later the Colt New Line & New House Revolvers, the Remington Vest Pocket Pistol & Double Derringer, Williamson Single Shot, and others. The cartridge is an excellent tight example with a copper colored case and bullet acquiring a nice grayish white patina. The base has a head stamp of –U- indicating manufacture by the Union Metallic Cartridge Co. A Fine .41 Caliber Rim Fire Cartridge for your collection !
$10 plus shipping
Nice Non Dug .38 Caliber Rimfire Cartridge by Winchester
Here is a Nice .38 Caliber Rim-fire Cartridge manufactured by Winchester Repeating Firearms Co.! These .38 rim-fires were first manufactured in the 1860s and eventually found their way into firearms made by Allen, Bacon, Colt, Forehand & Wadsworth, Remington, and just about every other brand of revolver in the mid to late 1800s. I believe this is the short pattern. It has a copper case with bullet showing a grayish/white patina, and is a good tight example. Base shows an impressed head stamp of –H-, which was used by Winchester for years. A Good Original .38 Caliber Rim Fire Cartridge!
$10 plus shipping
Nice 9mm Pinfire Pistol Cartridge
Here's a nice non-dug 9mm Pinfire Pistol Cartridge in excellent condition ! Cartridge is tight, retaining a brass look to the case, but with bullet showing a lot of white patina. This one has a -U- headstamp from the Union Metallic Cartridge Co., so it is just slightly post-war, as they were in full operation by 1867. Exact same cartridge as would have been used during the war though, and will make an excellent addition to your cartridge collection, or display great with that revolver ! $15 plus shipping
.32 Caliber Rimfire Short Cartridges
Here is a pair of Nice .32 Rimfire Short Cartridges for Display with your Civil War Allen & Wheelock, or other .32 Rimfire Revolver ! The Allen's won't take a .32 Long, but these shorts fit perfectly. Both these are Post-War dating ca. 1880s-1900, but near identical to the period examples, except for the base. Period examples have a dished base, while these have a flat base, with a -U- headstamp for UMC, the Union Metallic Cartridge Company. A pair of nice tight cartridges that display great, and don't cost Half the price of one period example ! $12plus shipping
Dug 12mm Pinfire Pistol Cartridge
Here is a Nice Dug 12mm Pinfire Pistol Cartridge ! The case has a crack on one side but the cartridge is still tight and I believe original, and not a put together. The pin isn’t depressed but rather jaggedly broken, with a small piece still protruding from the case. Nice green patina on the case and mostly white on the bullet. It’s not perfect but it’s priced right. 12mm Pinfire Cartridge Recovered Cross Timber Hollows.
Pair of 100 Year Old .22 Caliber Shorts - For Display with Your S & W No. 1
Here is a Nice Pair of Early .22 Short Rim fire Cartridges ! Both have a diamond head stamp, which was used on Western .22 Cartridges from 1910-1927, so this pair could easily be 100 years old. The copper cases are in good shape and the bullets have developed a light gray patina. Both cartridges are still strong and tight. These would look good displayed with a Civil War Period Smith & Wesson No. 1 Revolver, Allen & Wheelock .22 Revolver, or other .22 revolver from the period. Best of all they are affordable and available, while Civil War Period .22 Cartridges are quite expensive when they can even be found !!