Cartridge box

Object Number: 
1936.549
Date: 
1865-1875
Medium: 
Leather, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 8 in. ( 12.7 x 20.3 cm )
Description: 
Leather and brass cartridge box; rectangular black leather box with horizontal strap sewn to rear, and flap with straps that fasten to brass stud on both sides of box; box contains two leather compartments with twenty cartridge loops. Central attached metal insignia, round ball with flames eminating from the top.
Gallery Label: 
This cartridge box was formerly part of the Francis Bannerman collection. It was used with a rifle or carbine.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group