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Leather, brass, and cotton cartridge box; rectangular black leather box has two straps riveted to rear with other ends fastened to brass studs at bottom of box, and rectangular lid with straps that fasten to studs on side of box; cotton fabric tape riveted across interior.
This cartridge box was formerly part of the Francis Bannerman collection.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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