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. Home of the Old Ammo Guy's Virtual Cartridge Trading Table

Offering a wide range of antique, obsolete, and modern ammunition and related items for collectors  


Please note: Unless otherwise indicated, the pictures on this web site are my property, and should not be used by anyone without my permission.


PATENT & MISCELLANEOUS CARTRIDGES

 

My cartridge lists are getting a new look, starting with this one. The remaining lists will be improved as soon as I can get them completed; until then, please be patient with the text lists that have been used since the inception of my web site.

 

# added January 2016

* added October 2016

 

Item # / Description / Headstamp / Price per Cartridge


3051 .22 VL Caseless, lead, solid white propellant attached to base of bullet $1.00

7892 .25 lip fire (Allen's No 50), pointed belted 1 groove lead , copper case $20.00

7898 .28 Eagle cup fire, semi-pointed conical deep seated lead, copper case, cannelure, flat base $25.00

7899 .30 Eagle cup fire, semi-pointed conical lead , copper case, cannelure, round base $20.00

#10270 .31 Revolver, pointed lead, tan wrapper covering lower portion of bullet with orange label on base marked ELEY LONDON, overall length 1.090" $75.00             View 10270

#10271 .31 Revolver, conical pointed lead, tan wrapper covering lower portion of bullet, unmarked, light coating of shellac, case is nearly separated at base of bullet but still connected, overall length 1.304" $40.00    View 10271

#10272 .31 Revolver, pointed lead, tan paper wrapper covering lower portion of bullet, unmarked, light coating of shellac, appears handmade, tail of case is missing and much of the original powder charge has fallen out, overall length 1.210" $30.00   View 10272

8119 .32 Williamson's teat fire, round teat, deep seated oxidized pointed lead , copper case $20.00

#10251 .36 revolver skin cartridge, no paper outer wrapper, semi-pointed lead, overall length 1.215" $75.00     View 10251

#10253 .36 revolver skin cartridge, no paper outer wrapper, semi-pointed lead, overall length 1.385" $75.00     View 10253

#10252 .36 revolver paper cartridge, semi-pointed lead, paper case has separated from bullet, powder charge still intact, with additional orphan .36 bullet $35    View 10252

#10254 .36 revolver cartridge, semi-pointed lead, tan paper wrapper with black cloth pull tab, orange sticker on base marked ELEY LONDON, light coat of shellac, overall length 1.275" $125   View 10254  

#10250 .36 Colt revolver skin cartridge, semi-pointed lead bullet with tan paper wrapper attached to bottom half of bullet with white fabric pull tab intact, pink sticker on base, printed on wrapper is 'Capt. M. Hayes', R.N. / PATENT / SKIN CARTRIDGE, / MANUFACTURED BY / Broux & Moll, London', left edge of printing covered by edge of wrapper, overall length 1.345", excellent condition $175.00    View 10250

#10249 .36 Colt Navy revolver skin cartridge, semi-pointed lead bullet with tan paper wrapper attached to bottom half of bullet with white fabric pull tab intact, pink sticker on base, unmarked but appears to be a Hayes' patent skin cartridge made by Broux & Moll of London, has a short lengthwise split in paper wrapper to just below the bullet, otherwise intact, overall length 1.380" $90.00    View 10249

#10273 .44 revolver skin cartridge (or treated paper), oxidized pointed lead with case attached to lower portion of bullet, smooth rounded base, overall length 1.712" $100.00    View 10273

#10274 .44 revolver skin cartridge, pointed lead, tan paper wrapper with black cloth pull tab, orange sticker on base marked ELEY LONDON, 3/8" lengthwise split commencing at case mouth, overall length 1.430" $110.00    View 10274

#10275 .44 revolver skin cartridge, oxidized pointed lead with case attached to lower portion of bullet, smooth rounded base, overall length 1.712" $100.00   View 10275

10156 .442 Wesley-Richards, round nose exposed bullet, tan paper case with felt base plug, case has separated below bullet, everything kept together by plastic tube that contains the cartridge $75.00    View 10156

10164 .442 Wesley Richards, wrapped tan paper tube with twisted end stuffed into base of bullet and other end folded with no visible tail, has a small amount of shellac on the case surface, overall length 2.740" $200.00       View 10164    

#10256 .450 English Revolver, semi-pointed lead, tan paper wrapper around lower portion of of bullet, folded at base, 1/8" x 1/8" section of wrapper missing at neck, bullet has separated from inner (skin?) case to which it was originally tied with thread, outer wrapper has a light coat of shellac, overall length 1.385 $50.00     View 10256

#10255 .450 English revolver skin cartridge, round nose grooved lead bullet, single string tied around skin case, overall length 1.074", in excellent condition, includes tan paper wrapper with dark brown cloth pull tab still attached with faded orange base sticker marked ELEY LONDON, several splits in mouth of wrapper $125.00  View 10255

3222 .50 Maynard M1865, soldered brass, reproduction $4.00

#10263 .50 unidentified cartridge, semi-pointed .515 grooved bullet with .040" thin .555" diameter disc attached to base of bullet, tan paper case glued? to lower portion of bullet, and folded to form a flat base, case separated towards the base resulting in two pieces, powder retained in small zip lock bag, overall length 1.780" $40.00     View 10263

#10257 .500 Deane & Adams? revolver skin? cartridge, .490" blunt round nose lead bullet with deep wide exposed groove, skin? case holds felt? wad to base of bullet, case has a flat base and a heavy coat of shellac, overall length 1.125" $125.00  View 10257 

#10258 .500 Deane & Adams revolver paper and skin cartridge, round nose grooved lead bullet, in very good condition with small split in base of skin case, overall length 1.192", includes tan paper wrapper with light coat of shellac and separated into four sections with detached black cloth pull tab and orange base sticker marked ELEY LONDON $125.00 View 10258

10147 .52 Sharps Linen, .550" semi-pointed belted lead with one exposed groove, linen case with very light shellac coating, overall length 2.102" $150.00   View 10147

10148 .52 Sharps Linen, .545" semi-pointed belted lead with one exposed groove, dark linen case with light shellac coating, repaired base, overall length 2.102" $125.00        View 10148

10149 .52 Sharps Linen, .540" semi-pointed belted lead with one exposed groove, linen case, overall length 2.094" $175.00   View 10149

10150 .52 Sharps Linen, semi-pointed belted lead with one exposed grease groove, linen case with shellac coating, overall length 2.098" , short split in case along base of bullet, case is marked in ink C.S.A. Sharps 54 $150.00     View 10150

#10233 .54 Harpers Ferry M1841 (Mississippi Rifle), wrapped tan paper tied at the bullet nose and base folded to form tail which is folded across the base and up the side of the case about 1/8", overall length 2.260" $175.00   View 10233

10172 .54 Harpers Ferry M1841 (Mississippi Rifle), wrapped tan paper tied at the bullet nose and base folded to form tail which is folded across the base and up the side of the case about 1/8", overall length 2.520", possibly made at Fayetteville Arsenal (CSA), light pencil on side of case 54 Mississippi M1841 $175.00     View 10172

10165 .54 US M1842 Pistol, round ball wrapped in tan paper tied with tan string above and below ball to hold it in place, then folded at the base of the powder charge into a tail folded back up the side, light shellac, small case repair, overall length 1.530" $125.00   View 10165

10262 .54 US M1842 to 1849 Pistol, round ball wrapped in tan paper tied with tan string above and below ball to hold it in place, then folded at the base of the powder charge into a tail folded back up the side, light shellac, small case repair, overall length 1.310"   $125.00    View 10262

#10261 .54 US Martial Pistol M1816-1827, round ball wrapped in tan paper tied above and below ball to hold it in place, then folded at the base of the powder charge into a tail folded back up the side, case has light coat of shellac, small tape repair and scattered flaking of case, overall length 1.730"   $100.00    View 10261

#10235 .577 English Wilson rifle, tan paper wrapped around lower portion of bullet with round nose of bullet exposed, other end of wrapper folded shut over base wad, band of tan paper wrapped around middle of case with in lettering (34.M. in), split in wrapper length of bullet, overall length 2.400" $130.00   View 10235

#10236 .577 English Wilson rifle, tan paper wrapped around lower portion of bullet with round nose of bullet exposed, other end of wrapper folded shut over base wad, appears to have been wrapped with clear tape and also given a coat of shellac, overall length 2.460"     $50.00    View 10236

10154 .58 Confederate Rifle, tan paper case tied with thread over bullet nose and base folded to form a tail that is folded back over case & tied with string, several small scattered cracks & splits, overall length 2.420"     $200.00     View 10154

10175 .58 Confederate Rifle, tan paper case tied with thread over bullet nose and base folded to form a tail that is folded back over case & tied with string, overall length 2.280", measures .620" at bullet indicating either the paper wrapper is quite thick or that the bullet is larger than .58 cal     $300.00   View 10175/

*10514 .58 Rifle, tan paper case tied with thread over nose of bullet, base folded to form short tail that is folded back up the side of the case, overall length 2.340" $75.00

#10264 .58 Rifle, tan paper case tied with thread over nose of bullet, base folded to form short tail that is back up the side of the case, small split in base, overall length 2.301" $65.00    View 10264

10151 .58 US Rifle, tan paper case tied with thread over bullet nose and base folded to form a tail that is folded back over case, case coated with shellac, several small case cracks & splits, overall length 2.515" $55.00    View 10151

10166 .58 US Rifle, tan paper case with thick shellac coating, tied at bullet nose with thread, base folded to form a tail that is folded back over case, lengthwise 7/8" split in case on bullet overall length 2.500" $45.00    View 10166

10155 .58 US Rifle with Williams cleaning bullet, reddish paper case with 1 1/4" length of clear tape on side, tied at mouth over bullet with base folded to form a tail that is folded back over case, overall length ~2.335" $125.00     View 10155

10158 .58 US Rifle with Williams cleaning bullet, blue paper case with shellac coat, tied at mouth over bullet, base folded to form a tail that is folded back over case, scattered flaking of paper with one missing piece 3/8' x 1/4" exposing lower portion of bullet, overall length ~2.660" $100.00     View 10158

10153 .58 US Rifle, approx 1.5" tan paper case with nose of bullet exposed above gease grooves and base is folded to form a tail that is folded back on case, overall length 1.600", appears to be Robert Chadwick style cartridge, 3/4" split in side of case at bullet $100.00    View 10153

10174 .64 Hall's Carbine, wrapped tan paper tied with red and white string over nose of round lead ball and below the ball, case folded at base and formed into a tail that is folded back up side of case, has a thin coat of shellac, overall length 1.750" $200.00           View 10174

#10260 .64 Hall's Carbine, wrapped tan paper tied with red and white string over nose of round lead ball and below the ball, case folded at base and formed into a tail that is folded back up side of case, has a thin coat of shellac, overall length 1.847" $200.00           View 10260

#10265 .69 musket, round ball with tip exposed (probably due to tied wrapper nose having separated) and tied with string at base of ball, brown paper wrapper folded at base into tail that folds up beside case approx 1/2", wrapper base has separated and powder charge has been saved in small zip lock bag, overall length approx 2.680", $50.00     View 10265

#10267 .71 Musket (Austrian?), brown paper wrapper tied over bullet nose and folded at base into a tail that folds back up the side of the case approx 3/4", wrapper is partially separated below the bullet but still remains attached and held together with plastic wrap,wrapper has coat of shellac, overall length 2.170" $55.00      View 10267

10141 9.95mm (.38) Tesching Needle Fire shot, tan wrapped paper case with string tied nose and attached card head, case has separated into two parts and powder charge is missing $20.00   View 10141

10143 9.95mm (.38) Tesching Needle Fire, round lead, tan wrapped paper case with twisted nose has torn and separated, attached card head missing, this is essentially the lead ball, over powder wad, powder charge and card base wad in a clear plastic tube $20.00    View 10143

10170 18m/m Swiss Model 1842/1859 Prelaz-Burnand, wrapped tan paper pushed into the base of the bullet and dipped in tallow, then folded over the powder charge (which is positioned at the nose end of the bullet) to form a tail that is folded back up the side of he case, overall length 1.805" $125.00   View 10170

10134 75 Bore (.45) Needle Gun, round nose lead, tan paper covered coiled brass case with blue label on base marked ELEY'S Needle Gun Cartridge, overall length 1.320"   $50.00     View 10134

10137 110 Bore (.34) Needle Gun, sectioned to show construction, semi-pointed lead, tan paper covered coiled brass case with no sticker on base, overall length 1.320 $40.00

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