Anyone have any additional information on these? Especially the three on the right.
Here is what I know so far.
Cartridge on the left was made by the gunmaker, Jules Joseph Chaudun in the 1840s. There is actually a little writeup that talks about these in Journal issue 467 including a picture of a box this could have been from. My sample seems to be in super excellent condition.
I know nothing about the green one other than its dimensions and composition. Its OAL is 35.36mm, The bullet diameter is 9.4mm. The rim diameter is 12.74mm. The brass case is 11.82mm in diameter, and the green paper (pasteboard) case (or sabot) goes from a diameter of 11.60mm gradually up to a diameter of 11.92 by the bullet. The pin is about 10mm long with a diameter of 2.2mm.
There is some writing at the top of the green with “se” showing.
I do not know if this is a really early cartridge or if it is just a 36g shotgun shell with a slug. It feels early.
The two on the right have a “G” h/s and are made by Gevelot, and I have been told were for a specific British rifle. I know nothing else about them.