Cartridge box

Object Number: 
1936.546
Date: 
1860-1875
Medium: 
Leather, brass, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 7 1/8 in. ( 11.4 x 18.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: fastening strap: "WATERVLIET/ARSENAL" stamped: front: "283/US" (US in oval)
Description: 
Leather and brass cartridge pouch; rectangular black leather pouch with two vertical belt loops riveted and sewn to back, and sewn strap that fastens to cone-shaped brass stud on top of lid; two canvas strips with ten cartridge loops sewn to inside of pouch; stamped marks on front and on fastening strap.
Gallery Label: 
This pouch was formerly part of the Francis Bannerman collection. It was probably used with a revolver.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group