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A VERY GOOD+ & SCARCE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR PERIOD TURNED COW HORN POWDER-MEASURE, ca. 1770: In overall very good+ untouched condition. The dark yellow-brown colored, finely…

Waist Cartridge Box

This is an example of a waist cartridge box, intended to be worn on the waist. Belt loops can be seen on it’s side, where a belt…

Patch Knife

This is an example of a patch knife. Soldiers would sometimes place a round fabric “patch” in the muzzle of their musket along with the powder and…

American Cartridge Box

This is a leather cartridge box with linen strap. Overall it measures 9.3″ wide x 3″ high x 2″ deep. For source and more details, click here.…

Powder Horn Marked VE 1779

This bone powder horn measures around 2.75″ x 13″, carved into the plug is “VE 1779”. For source and more details, click here. Image from: http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/revwar/guco/gucohorns.html

Cartridge Box & Pouch

This cartridge box and pouch measure about 10.25″ x 6.3″ x 3.5″. The box is made of wood and the pouch leather with a metal closure. For…