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Metallic Cartridges- Frankford Arsenal 1873

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Metallic Cartridges- Frankford Arsenal 1873

82 pages, about 8 1/2" x 11", glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice photocopy. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Fully Illustrated.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 82
  • Metallic Cartridges (Regulation and Experimental) 1873 Frankford Arsenal
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Manufactured and tested at the Frankford Arsenal, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . Prepared under the direction of the Chief of Ordnance by Major T.J. Treadwell, Ordnance Department
  • Fully Illustrated
  • Forward
  • History
  • Methods of Manufacture
  • Methods of Testing
  • Drawings of Metallic Cartridges as Made by the
  • Frankfort Arsenal 1860-1873 for Military Service and Experiment
  • Morse's Cartridge
  • Burnside
  • Maynard
  • Rim Primed Spencer
  • Primitive prior to 1866
  • Colonel Laidley's Patent 1865
  • Novelty Center Primed
  • Service Cartridge
  • Gatling
  • Catling Canister
  • Benton and Tibbals
  • Benet's Service
  • Colonel Crispin's Combination
  • Martin's Cartridge
  • Col. Treadwell's Experiments
  • Corliss Front Ignition
  • Prince's Experiment
  • Milbank
  • Col. Treadwell's Gas Checks
  • Hotchkiss Solid Head'
  • Dutch Musket and Carbine
  • Farrington's Primer
  • Navy experiment
  • Pressures of crimped and non-crimped