Z4419 .54 Burnside Carbine Cartridge with Foster's Patented "Swell"
Description: Here is a nice example of a Civil War .54 Burnside carbine cartridge. This cartridge design was patented by George Foster on April 10, 1860 and is listed under the patent #27,791. The "swell" around the case mouth held lubricant rather than the typical grooves. The swell on this example has a couple of very small dents which is quite common on these cartridges due to the way they were stacked in the paper packet.
Measures: OAL 2.377"
Reference: Round Ball to Rimfire Vol. 2 Pg. 22 No. 368-369
Price: $65.00 UPS Shipping Required
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