.36 Caliber Paper Percussion Combustible 1 Box of 6, NO CAPS!
1 box @ $16.95 each
2 boxes@ $15.95 each box, save $2.00 for per order
3 Boxes @ $14.95 each box, save $9.00 total per order
4 Boxes @ $13.95 each box save $12.00 total per order
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Please note: “LIVE” reproduction (NO CAPS) for collecting and use in black powder .36 caliber firearms in excellent condition. They shoot great I use them!
3 different Labels to display or shoot! One label per package!
One Box of 6 cartridges (.36 caliber) reproduction, “live”, combustible, paper cartridges with 3 different copies of original labels (for collectors or shooters) “American Powder Co” label, “Hazard Powder Co.” label, and “W. J. SYMS & Bros Co.” label. Each Cartridge has 12 grains fffg black powder and .375” lead ball. This is a Live black power cartridge.
If you buy 1 to 2 boxes, it is our choice of labels to send you, if you buy 3 or more boxes, you will get all 4 labels.
History of the Paper Combustible Cartridge:
Back in the day (1850’s) Colt patterned the “Combustible Paper Cartridge” in 1855 for both rifle and pistol firearms.
They were used to replace the 4 step process of musket loading (loading the black powder, then wadding, then the ball and wax) into the simpler, faster way of loading the one step cartridge, but still able to use the same firearm (a major cost savings for countries at war, i.e., the Civil War).
The paper combustibles were a huge advantage, but short lived.
In the early to mid-1860’s, during the Civil War years, the copper, then brass cartridge was developed and became available first in the rim-fire patent, then in center-fire.
We at www.ammo-one.com normally will not deal in older paper cartridges as there are many reproductions and fakes on the marketplace.