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Cartridge box w/strap

Object Number: 
1936.571
Date: 
1865-1880
Medium: 
Leather, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 8 1/8 in. ( 14.9 x 20.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: flap: "M/U.S./WATERVLIET/ARSENAL"
Description: 
Leather and brass cartridge box; rectangular black leather box with two vertical straps riveted to bottom rear, shoulder belt with brass buckle riveted to V-shaped frog at top rear, and flap with strap that fastens to stud at bottom of box; box contains twenty cartridge loops sewn on interior; stamped marks on flap.
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