Picked up a collection of 300+ early percussion caps and primers and maynard tapes and tube primers and pills and early percussion powder and etc. I’ll share some of them as I photograph them.
Super rare US marked musket cap used in 3rd Seminole War. Some were found at Fort Meade in Florida.
Sellier & Bellot eagle
Norwegian Needle Fire
Samuel Smith British Patent 5978 of 1830
Chas. Jones, British Patent 6394 of 1833; Raised J on inside of Cap
T. Starkey British Patent 9188 of 1841