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Object Name CARTRIDGE PACKAGE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00282
Description Wood block drilled for cartridges and covered with a paper wrapper. A paper label on one side of the wrapper reads, "Six cartridges made for the Colt Navy Pistol-Confederate States Laboratory, Richmond, Virginia." One lead bullet (.282a) is inside the box.
Material Wood/Paper
Dimensions W-3 L-1.5 inches
Made CSA Laboratory, Richmond, Virginia, CSA
Provenance The cartridge box and bullet were made at the Confederate State Laboratory in Richmond, Virginia, for a Colt Navy pistol.