Object Title

Centrefire percussion shotgun cartridge - 12 bore Draper Patent

Centrefire percussion shotgun cartridge - 12 bore Draper Patent

Date

1860

Object Number

XX.456

Provenance

J.Gooding collection, purchased November 1983.

Physical Description

A rimmed brass case with a detatchable screw base. The percussion nipple is visible through the orifice in the base, which must be removed to place the percussion cap in position

Dimensions

OverallLength2.53 in

Calibre

12 bore

Inscriptions and Marks

Patented Nov 24 1864. F.D.& Co

Associations

Places America