Confederate Magee & George, New Orleans, Louisiana, Leather Cartridge Box with Leather Shoulder Sling. Black leather, single stitched with scalloped edge to outer flap and lunate interior flap over implement pouch with tab closure. Outer flap and roller buckles marked "MANUFACTURED", "BY", and "MAGEE & GEORGE". Includes roller buckles, lead finial, two belt loops, and unattached leather shoulder sling. Also includes photocopies of a Magee & George invoice and example of a buckle made by the company. Cartridge box – 7" H x 7 3/4" W x 2 3/8" D. Sling length approximately 64". Provenance: Mike Martin Collection. Estate of Jim Maconkey, Landrum, SC. Note: For examples of other Magee & George items, see "Collecting the Confederacy" by Shannon Pritchard, 2005, page 75. CONDITION: The flaps are intact with a small tear on the front cover which does not distract from the box. The sling has been removed from the box but was kept with the box.
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