Civil War .36 Revolver Cartridge Hayes’ Patent
Item #: Z7586
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Z7586 Civil War .36 Revolver Cartridge Hayes’ Patent
Description: Nice example of the .36 or 84-gauge revolver cartridge used in Colt & Remington revolvers. These were manufactured under the British patent awarded to Captain John M. Hayes of the Royal Navy on September 4, 1856. The patent calls for a case made of skin or membrane from the gut of animals. It’s cemented and tied to the lower ring and strengthened by wrapping string around the intestinal case. It was then placed into a paper sleeve or envelope for further protection.
This example is in decent shape with no major issues. The blue label is clear, and the buff paper is lightly soiled. A very nice example of an imported Civil War cartridge!
Measures: D .397” OAL 1.339”
Reference: "Round Ball to Rimfire” Thomas Vol. 4 No. 56
Price: $140.00 UPS Shipping Required
Item # Z7586
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