Information needed on Hagström tändnålsgevär cartridge


I have a Swedish Hagström tändnålsgevär ( needle fire ) rifle and would appreciate any and all information on the cartridge.

Thank You, John


From "History and developpement of small arms ammunition " - Volume one - George A. HOYEM

From my collection



Here you have a picture of the 12,2 mm Hagström M. 1867 cartridge:

Bullet weight is 25 g, total lenght 68,50-70,00 mm and total weight 32-32,6 g.

Color plate from Schmidt’s “Die Hadfeuerwaffen” (1875):


[color=#0000BF]Fantastic ! Thank you very much gentlemen.[/color]