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Old 01-13-2019, 08:37 PM
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Default Help Identify pistol caps and ball

Found these at a site where I've found civil war relics. Are these pistol percussion caps and pistol mini ball?
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Old 01-13-2019, 10:57 PM
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Rimfire casings look like 22cal cb shorts to me. Cannot tell the size for sure.
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Old 01-14-2019, 08:03 AM
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def rimfire casings. see the rectangle notch on the back of each one where the hammer hit.
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Old 01-14-2019, 09:22 AM
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Those shells look like BB caps.

Or they could be primers that came out of casings.

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Old 01-14-2019, 11:11 AM
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Definitely BB or CB cap shells.
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Old 01-14-2019, 04:17 PM
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Headstamp looks to be of Hirtenberger, Austria.


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Old 01-15-2019, 08:40 PM
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that ball could be a peice of buckshot or a .32 pistol ball, the "caps" are .22 cb's

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