The leather is soft and supple. There are no rips or tears in the leather. Some surface cracking on the flap. There are no visible markings or dates.
Very Nice Original Condition Box, see photo's for details. This box was used to store the.36 cal cartridges for the Percussion Revolvers used by the US Cavalry. The box (excluding the flap) is approximately 5 1/8" X 3 7/8" X 1 1/4.
This is a nice representative example that has ages well over it's 150+ year life. Check out my other items. The item "Civil War Union Leather Cavalry Cartridge Box for 36 cal Revolver Original #1" is in sale since Monday, April 20, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Uniforms". The seller is "koolstuff1958" and is located in Henderson, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.
36 cal Percussion Revolvers