Y1267 Original Packet of 10 .58 Paper Cartridges Produced at the St. Louis Arsenal in 1864
Description: Here is a very nice packet of 10 .58 cartridges and percussion caps in the original paper packet. The label reads, "RIFLE, MUSKET & RIFLE, 58. / 65 GRAINS M. POWDER / ST. LOUIS ARSENAL. / 1864.." This example has some light soiling throughout. It was purchased by the previous collector directly from the author Terry White in June of 1987! This packet comes with an x-ray of the contents.
Measures: 2.75" x 2.73" x 1.11"
Reference: Malloy, Thomas, and White Pg. 71 Figure 228