Cartridge box

Object Number: 
1936.544
Date: 
1861-1865
Medium: 
Leather, brass, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. ( 11.4 x 21.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front bottom: "C.JASSATH/PATENTED/SEP.17, 1861"
Description: 
Leather, brass, and wood cartridge box; rectangular black leather box with two vertical loops for shoulder belt riveted to rear, and double flaps with strap on outer flap that fastens to brass stud at bottom of box; box contains stepped wooden block with thirty-nine bored cartridge holes; stamped mark on front of box near bottom.
Gallery Label: 
This cartridge box was formerly part of the Francis Bannerman collection.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group