October 30, 2019 The Collection of Steve & Marcy Hench
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For a similar example, see page 27 in the book "Battle Weapons of the American Revolution" by George C. Neumann. The black leather body measures 8-1/8" x 4" x 2-7/8". The black leather flap is fitted with a brass heart shaped escutcheon secured by two iron pins, it is inscribed "No 21". The inside of the flap is fitted with a brass hook which locks into an 18th century Chester County, Pennsylvania batwing brass keyhole escutcheon secured by two brass tacks. Each side of the lobed panels is decorated with three brass tacks. The back of the box has two leather loops for waistbelt attachment. Complete with its original .69 caliber 24-hole. The wood block has a curved back as well. CONDITION: The leather is still pliable and retains a crazed surface with some losses to the original finish. Brass retains a mostly dark patina, showing some scattered marks. Block is very good with a couple minor chips. Left side shows some loose stitching. This is a very decorative and wonderfully preserved cartridge box with an unusual clasp system which helps identify it as a Pennsylvania box. PROVENANCE: Purchased from Betty Mallack in Chester City.
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FINE AMERICAN MILITIA WAIST CARTRIDGE BOX FROM CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA.
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Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,040.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.
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