Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Civil War Cartridge Box and Sling. Measuring approximately 6.75" x 6" x 1". The outer flap has a single-stitched latch tab and the inner flap has ears on each end which are also single stitched. The inner flap is stamped "J. B. THAXTER / PORTLAND, ME". Mounted to the outer flap is an original nicely patinated Pattern 1839 brass cartridge box plate with a double rim that borders the "US" on the face of the plate. The implement pouch is likewise single stitched and is complete with flap, closure strap and loop. The bottom of the box is complete with brass finial and two roller buckles for attaching the sling. One tin is present. The sling measures just over 2" wide and is complete with a circular brass breastplate with a lovely patina. The leather is crazed and there is honest wear from use, especially at the stress points, otherwise it is an honest and complete example in very good condition.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 590

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 May 22 Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 2 Lincoln and His Times Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 November 2 Lincoln and His Times Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,799,801