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Union Metallic Cartridge Company

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Commonly Known as: UMC

Full Company Name: Union Metallic Cartridge Company

Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States

Additional Information:

In 1873, a few years after the American Civil War, UMC began making pinfire cartridges for nearly 50 years. They made them in 7mm, 9mm and 12mm.

Union Metallic Cartridge Company (UMC) Pinfire boxes
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Union Metallic Cartridge Company (UMC) Cartridge Board Piece

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Cartridges:

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Headstamp:  V H [over] C. 16 [over] L 16 Gauge V H [over] C. 16 [over] L