STRUCK U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM FAIRFAX STATION

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Item Code: R23059

This excavated Pattern 1839 oval US cartridge box plate has a smooth brown patina. The brass face has central “US” with a few dings.  This plate looks to have been struck by something along the top edge. The plate’s reverse has 100% of the lead fill. The two iron loops remain. This relic was recovered at Fairfax Station, VA in 1965.  An original “struck” Civil War enlistedman’s cartridge box plate.   [jet]

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