Instruction leaflet for Eley's cylindrical wire cartridges

Object Title

Instruction leaflet for Eley's cylindrical wire cartridges

Instruction leaflet for Eley's cylindrical wire cartridges

Date

19th century

Reference

INS 1/10

Level

File

Scope and Content

Directions for using 'Eley's Cylindrical Wire Cartridges for Breech-loading Cases' for pin-fire mechanisms, including instructions on loading the cases, fitting them to the barrel, etc., with the recommendation that 'Wire Cartridges made with No.4 shot are particularly recommended for Wild Game'.

Extent

1 document

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

Single sheet. Badly torn and creased. 8.4 inches x 5.4 inches (21.2 cm x 14 cm).

Access Conditions

Open access