Civil War Union M1855 cartridge box with US plate by Nece, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$395.00

1 in stock

Description

Standard ammunition box for the .69 caliber minie or musket ball cartridge, M1855 type, with US oval filled plate on flap.  Manufactured by R. Nece of Philadelphia circa 1861-1862.  No tins.  It is important to note that soldiers in the field often removed the tins for faster access to ammunition in combat.

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs