Herm Katsch. Munchen
Issued by riflemen in the Maori Wars and used to carry ammunition.. (Military / Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) Now rare a cartridge or a box for cartridges.
Colour: brown, with patina formed on surface.
Form: Rectangular shape
Leather `hinge' sewn onto back
Lid fits over inner lining.
Small strap on lid sides hooks onto metal button on case side.
Two straps riveted onto front of case.
Two metal stud buttons on base, and a stud on each side to hold the straps
Metal loop sewn onto front of case.
Shaped curved to fit the body.
It has makers brand.
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Metal buckle and rivetted to the body of box.
Courtesy of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato