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

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1890

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 131-140

GUSN

GUSN-198906

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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."

Details

Descriptive Terms

cartridges
pistols
rifles (artillery)
shells (ammunition)
shot (ammunition)
ammunition
manufacturers
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR133OVR

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1989-05

Reference Code

GC002.02.133

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

28 x 21.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Wiscasset Public Library, 1989

Places

Lowell (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Coggeshall & Piper (Engraver)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Delicate with tears in the center.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 131-140