Henri Roux’s 1823 Pauly Design Rosette with Paper Case

This rare artifact is an 1823 Pauly design cartridge featuring a rosette base crafted by Henri Roux, paired with its original paper case. It represents a significant shift from Jean Samuel Pauly’s original design, moving from separate priming compounds to the use of percussion caps. The rosette screws into the paperboard wad at the bottom of the cartridge, demonstrating an early integration of metallic and paper components in ammunition design. This example offers a unique glimpse into the manufacturing techniques of early 19th-century firearms....

 


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