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Advertisement for United States Cartridge Co.'s aim fire cartridges

GC002.02.133 (RS130066)

Description

Poster advertising different types of "aim fire" ammunition from the United States Cartridge Co. in Lowell, Mass. The ammunition makes the design of "U.S." on the poster. The "U" uses "central fire pistol and rifle cartidges" and the "S" shows "central fire military and sporting cartridges." At the bottom are "brass and paper shot shells."

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1890
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1989-05
Physical Description
1 engraving
Dimensions
28x 21.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR133OVR
Credit Line
Gift of the Wiscasset Public Library, 1989
GUSN
198906
Reference Code
GC002.02.133

Record details

Originator
Coggeshall & Piper (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
ammunition
cartridges
manufacturers
pistols
rifles (artillery)
shells (ammunition)
shot (ammunition)
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Lowell (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 131-140
Physical Access Restrictions
Delicate with tears in the center.

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