US P1864 CARTRIDGE BOX AND SLING. SOLD
This cartridge box is a very nice example of the Pattern 1864 cartridge box. This pattern has the US embossed in the outer leather flap. This example is complete and all the leather is tight. The leather finish is smooth and attractive. It is complete with the tins. All straps are solid and attached as are the buckles on the bottom. There is a untouched look to the leather. The inner flap has a makers name in an oval. The sling has a brass eagle plate attached. In 1864 the sling width was reduced from 2.25" to 2".
This box look unissued and displays very well.