An original 1839 oval “US” cartridge box plate. The face is brass and the back is lead filled with 2 iron loops for attaching to the cartridge box lid with a leather thong. These were used through much of the American Civil War, by the Union Army.
Dimensions: 3.36″ x 2.08″
Condition: Overall a nice dark, untouched, age patina with some dings and distortions around its rim – Lead fill is all present – Iron loops are intact
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