Model 1855 Cartridge Box - The surface of the leather is sound with no flaking or crazing present. Sides of the exterior flap show curling from the soldier accessing the cartridges. The box retains its original lead filled brass eagle breast plate with strong presence of original gold guilt. Additionally the box retains its original cartridge box plate with matching degree of original finish. The closure tab is present and pliable, small sections have been taken for possible field repai of other items, The original sling is sound and pliable on the body as well as the tabs which are secures to the roller buckles. Interior tin inserts are present and in good condtion. Exccellent example!
Inventory Number: LEA 074