Pauly Shotshell Rosette – Type A

The Pauly shotshell rosette Type A is a remarkable example of early shotshell technology, designed to fit the earliest known examples of Pauly guns. It features a threaded base and a central ignition hole, intended to screw into a paper shotshell. This rosette would have been integral to the ignition process, housing the percussion compound that ignited the gunpowder. The detailed threading and precise engineering reflect the meticulous craftsmanship of the period and Pauly's innovative approach to firearm design, contributing to the efficiency and reliability of early breech-loading shotguns....

 


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