CIVIL WAR ERA WALLET WITH C.S. NOTE

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Item Code: 1054-2378

Brown leather wallet is the typical style that was carried by both soldiers and civilians of the time. It is bi-fold style, made of pasteboard and covered with a thin veneer of leather. A strap wraps around and latches through loop to secure. Each side has three pockets for holding currency. Center of interior is reinforced with polished cotton. Faded, imprinted ID inside, mostly illegible:  “ADJUT.  ____________ / 3 ___ ___ CAV.”

A $10 Confederate note remains in one of the pockets. It was printed in Richmond, dated February 17, 1864 and numbered 14,000. Note shows a tear down the center.

Leather shows light crazing all over, but is supple. Stitching is tight.  [SL/LD]

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