Object Title

Ammunition box - For 6 Colt .36 skin/paper revolver cartridges

Ammunition box - For 6 Colt .36 skin/paper revolver cartridges

Date

1863

Object Number

PR.3536 h

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005 Transferred to the Pattern Room on permanent loan by order of the Director, Royal Small Arms Factory, Enfield, September 1976

Physical Description

A wooden box or case (split laterally, originally one piece) with conoidal voids to accept standard .36 calibre Colt revolver bullets. Paper label on lid.

Materials

Dimensions

OverallDepth1.3 in
OverallDepth34 mm
OverallLength2.5 in
OverallLength64 mm
OverallWeight0.01 kg
OverallWeight0.02 lbs

Inscriptions and Marks

Manufacturers Marks
6 Combustible Envelope Cartridges Made of Hazard's powder expressly for Col. Colt's Patent Revolving Belt Pistol Address Colt's Cartridge Works Hartford, Conn. U.S. America.
Label on box
Printed