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Object Name: Cartridge box
Date: 1865-1880
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Medium: Leather, brass
Dimensions: Overall: 5 7/8 x 8 1/8 in. ( 14.9 x 20.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
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.
Credit Line: Purchase
Object Number: 1936.571
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Marks: stamped: flap: "M/U.S./WATERVLIET/ARSENAL"

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This cartridge box was formerly part of the Francis Bannerman collection.