History::Centerfire ammunition


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History An early form of centerfire ammunition, without a percussion cap, was invented betweeen 1808 and 1812 by Jean Samuel Pauly.<ref></ref> This was also the first fully integrated cartridge. True centerfire ammunition was invented by the Frenchman Clement Pottet in 1829.<ref></ref><ref></ref> However, Pottet would not perfect his design until 1855. The centerfire cartridge was improved by Charles Lancaster, George Morse, Francois Schneider, Hiram Berdan and Edward Mounier Boxer.<ref></ref>

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