Great War of 1812 US Militia Cartridge Box in Leather and Wood

Great War of 1812 US Militia Cartridge Box in Leather and Wood

Code: uapg00000mcb

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Product Description


ARTIFACT: Great War of 1812 United States Militia Cartridge box in leather and wood. This example features debossed linear embellishments on the leather lid/flap and the wooden insert holds 24 cartridges. The multi-piece leather shows hand-sewn details and attachment of leather to the wood insert was done with nails.

VINTAGE: Circa 1812

SIZE: Approximately Flap: 9-1/2" x 5"; Wood insert: 8-1/4 x 2-1/2"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Leather, wood, metal nails, thread

ATTACHMENT: Lid/Flap; Leather straps for belt attachment; Small leather band loop on bottom, see photo.


ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Militia collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAGBX15 LEIEX11/15 psLFAJX06/16 SeVGCEX08/18/19

CONDITION: 5- (Very Good+): The cartridge box shows moderate to heavy wear, a tear in the leather on one side, leather is brittle and much of the leather remains intact, wood insert is in fine condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.