UMC .38 cal S&W Special Central Fire Ammo
Guns International #: 100364915 Seller's Inventory #: 23741
Category: Ammo - American Collectible - Ammo - American Handgun
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Company: Down East Antiques - Joe Salter
Member Since: 9/10/10
First Name: Garrick-March-Jim-Joe
Last Name: Salter
State: New Hampshire
Country: United States
Phone: (603) 732-4000
Fax: (603) 732-4200
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Seller: FFL Dealer
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This full round corner two piece half split patent box has several interesting features. The powder description lists "21 1/2 grs powder", half grains are relatively uncommon. The central fire callout is from the 1890's yet this cartridge was introduced in 1902. A Smith & Wesson endorsement is on one side, and bottom calls out S&W, Colt's Winchester, marlin, Remington, Savage, and Stevens when only S&W and colt made guns for this round. Box shows shelf wear and light soiling, ammo shows corrosion on some rounds. These have domed copper primers and interesting "U.M.C. .38 S&W SP'L" headstamp with period after "C" and "L" looking like a colin (:) An interesting early box of UMC built between 1902 and 1910.
Caliber: .38 Spl
Gauge: .38 Spl