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The history and development of the bullets and cartridges used in the Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket
Best practices for making your own Enfield cartridges for the P1853 rifle, and a few tips for troubleshooting if your Enfield cartridges don't seem to be working.
Authentic Paper Cartridges. We are open and shipping products as fast as we can make them! Turnaround time is 5-7 days on most items.
The history and development of the bullets and cartridges used in the Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket. This 40-page downloadable PDF includes the patterns for every version of the remarkable Enfield cartridge, from the first bullet designed by Metford and perfected by Pritchett, to the final .550-inch version of the cartridge produced by Colonel Boxer's Royal Laboratory.
A few observations about making and shooting historically-accurate cartridges in the P1853 Enfield.
Updated February 2018