For an extra .00 a fitted leather case was included.
Having no definite office hours, he was more of a partner with a fixed salary and a lengthy contract.
After five years his salary was doubled and his contract extended.
Borchardt was versatile indeed, but it appears that his many patents added few coins to his coffers, for he was constantly changing jobs and addresses.
His part in developing the Sharps-Borchardt rifle was his greatest achievement before forsaking his adopted country for Europe, where he remained for the rest of his life.
It is also almost identical to the 7.63mm Mannlicher Pistol cartridge, Model of 1896.