Charles Millichamp of Presteign, Radnorshire, Wales was a watchmaker who owned a fishing tackle shop. Over a few decades he...
The Journal Des Débats was an influential French newspaper that was published between 1789 and 1944. The following advertisements by Maison Lefaucheux were in various issues.
On April 2nd in the year 1902, Hall applied for a British patent for "Improvements in Apparatus for Scaring Purposes, Especially Applicable for Scaring Birds." His application mentions existing similar devices that used a clock and had hands attached to levers that would release weights. He mentioned that these devices...
In 1866 Schuyler, Hartley & Graham, a sporting goods firm based out of New York bought C. D. Leet and Crittenden & Tibbals and turned them into a new company called Union Metallic Cartridge and Cap Company.
The last few posts of our exploration of the relationship between pinfire cartridges and the United States has focused on their use in the American Civil War. In this issue we will take a look at some lesser known pinfire cartridges that played their part in the constantly evolving history...
On August 13, 1864 an arsenal inspection of the Selma Arsenal showed that the Confederate States Army had 52,800 pinfire cartridges in stock. Various inspection reports also list cartridges in Union arsenals as well as pinfire revolvers in use by various Union and Confederate units.
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