Full-Length Metal Cartridge for Henri Roux’s 1823 Version of Pauly’s Firearm

This full-length metal cartridge is a rare and significant example of early cartridge design used in the firearms developed by Jean Samuel Pauly and later adapted by Henri Roux in 1823. Unlike the more common rosette style cartridges that featured a metal base screwed into a paper case, this cartridge is composed entirely of metal, showcasing an advanced design for its time. The cartridge is cylindrical with a brass body and a distinctive base. The base of the cartridge has a central percussion nipple for the ignition mechanism, which would have been essential for the firing process....

 


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