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M1861 Federal Cartridge Box / Experimental Arteration
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The exterior lid is embossed with the oval "US" emblem. Single interior tin compartment with four sections is present and all straps and buckles are intact. A riveted leather loop holding a brass hook has been added for use with an experimental brace system. The leather is dry and there is some flaking of the exterior surfaces.