Cartridge box

Object Number: 
1936.576
Date: 
1867-1870
Medium: 
Leather, wood, brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 8 in. ( 12.4 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: front: "PATENTED/1867"
Description: 
Leather, wood, brass, and iron cartridge box; rectangular black leather box with two vertical loops for shoulder belt sewn and riveted to rear, and flap with strap that fastens to brass stud at bottom of box; box contains wooden block with thirty bored holes for cartridges; stamped mark at front of box.
Gallery Label: 
This cartridge box was formerly part of the Francis Bannerman collection. It was used with a carbine or rifle.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group