It held his paper time fuzes for firing the cannon shells. The outer flap has an arsenal mark of US. The original closure tab is present on the bottom of the box as well as the brass finial.
On the back of the box it has the original leather belt loop solidly intact. The box measures approximately 4-1/2 inches by 3-1/2 inches by 2-1/4 inches in overall size. Check out all pictures for more description and what you will receive, have questions ASK??? The item "Original Civil War Union Leather Artillery Fuse Box -Marked US Navy Yard NY 1864" is in sale since Saturday, June 29, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Artillery Gear, Equipment". The seller is "skippys2" and is located in Holmesville, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.