PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

$200.00 SOLD

Quantity Available: None

Item Code: 883-385

Box plate was recovered from City Point, Virginia, after the explosion on August 9, 1864, that was a result of Confederate sabotage. Confederate Secret Service agent John Maxwell has smuggled a bomb with a timed fuse aboard an ammunition barge. It caused a tremendous explosion that shook the city and caused much damage.

Plate has a brown patina and very good detail. Reverse has lead fill. Both hooks are missing. Edge of plate has some slight dings.    [SM]

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,

MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM.

FOR OUR POLICIES AND TERMS,

CLICK ON ‘CONTACT US’ AT THE TOP OF ANY PAGE ON THE SITE,

THEN ON ‘LAYAWAY POLICY’.

THANK YOU!

Inquire About PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

should be empty

featured item

MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER AND PORTRAIT ID’D TO 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER

This small group of items is identified to 1st Lieutenant Anthony A. Taylor of Company a, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry who received the Medal of Honor for actions at Chickamauga. The first item in the group is a well-used enlisted man’s Model 1860… (945-352). Learn More »

Upcoming Events

19
Feb

Coming up: 65th Annual Baltimore Antique Arms Show, March 16-17 at the Cow Palace, Timonium, MD. Learn More »