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CRISPIN CARTRIDGE - A distinctive type of rimfire cartridge where the fulminate is contained in an annular ring nearly midway between the base and mouth of the cartridge. The most common type is the .50 caliber version intended for use in converted Civil War Smith Patent carbines. It is also known in .44 and .31 calibers. Patent #49,237, 8-08-1865.


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Definitely a lipfire. Can't discern the cal though, I'm going with a .25 or .32 based on the rings.

I guess the number of rings are the same whether, .25, .32, .36, or .44. So hard to tell without measuring.
 
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