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Object Name: Shot pouch
Date: 1830-1860
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Medium: Leather, brass, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 29 x 3 1/4 x 7/8 in. ( 73.7 x 8.3 x 2.2 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Stitched brown leather pouch with leather shoulder strap fastened to bottom; at top of pouch is cylindrical brass mouthpiece with hinged iron lever on side.
Object Number: X.184
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Marks: stamped: mouthpiece: "AM.FLASK & CAP CO."

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This pouch held musket or rifle balls.