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    Civil War Federal Pistol Cartridge Box and Percussion Cap Box.
    Comprising: 1.) Leather pistol cartridge box, the box measuring approximately 5 ¼ x 3 ½ x 1 1/8-inches. Latch tab and belt loops are riveted and sewn. Pear-shaped brass finial. Flap marked "J. DAVY & Co. / NEWARK N.J." The flap is also stamped with a small script "U.S." and inspector's cartouche "T. J. SHEPARD" (inspector for Springfield Armory). This type was issued without tins. 2.) Leather percussion cap box measuring approximately 3 ½ x 3 ½ x 1 1/4-inches. Belt loops riveted and sewn. Pear-shaped finial. Inner flap inspector marked "B. METZGER / PHILA" and with an ordnance department sub inspection mark. Retains the original fleece lining.

    Condition: 1.) Very good. Modest crazing to the surface of the flap, otherwise complete, supple and in serviceable condition. 2.) Excellent. Complete and showing little, if any, wear.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    12th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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