"Early breech-loader. C, pinfire cartridge; S, single grip." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Breech-loader

"Early breech-loader. C, pinfire cartridge; S, single grip." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Improved breech-loading action." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Breech-Loading

"Improved breech-loading action." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Central-fire cartridge." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Cartridge

"Central-fire cartridge." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

A cylindrical, usually metal casing containing the primer and charge of ammunition for firearms.

Bullet Cartridge

A cylindrical, usually metal casing containing the primer and charge of ammunition for firearms.

"Central-fire Gun. C, central-fire cartridge; L, lever; W, washer; S, screw." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Central-fire Gun

"Central-fire Gun. C, central-fire cartridge; L, lever; W, washer; S, screw." — Encyclopedia Britannica,…

"Go-Devil. A device for exploding a dynamite cartridge in an oil-well ... A pointed piece of iron dropped down the well, and, striking a cap on the top of the torpedo, causes a terrific explosion at the bottom of the well." -Whitney, 1911

Go-Devil

"Go-Devil. A device for exploding a dynamite cartridge in an oil-well ... A pointed piece of iron dropped…

"Nordenfelt Machine Gun. 1-10, parts of frame; 11, breech plug; 12, striker; 13, extractor; 14, cartridge receiver; 15-18, 23-31, lock and trigger parts; 19-22, locking action; 32-35, loading action; 36-39, cartridge receiver; 40, cover; 41-44, parts of hand-lever; 45-49, traversing action; 50-55, elevating and trailing action; 56, 56, hopper and slide." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Machine Gun

"Nordenfelt Machine Gun. 1-10, parts of frame; 11, breech plug; 12, striker; 13, extractor; 14, cartridge…

"Nordenfelt Machine Gun." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Machine Gun

"Nordenfelt Machine Gun." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893