Civil War Breadboxes

mb1Replica boxes that look identical to the pine boxes used to ship “hardtack” bread to Army units during the Civil War.  One of the needs this client had (a Civil War Re-enactors Unit) was for boxes that looked authentic, yet had enough strength in their construction to be hauled around to outdoor events.

These boxes look exactly like the originals.  However, they have an exterior-grade plywood floor mounted into the side walls. (Not nailed on like the original.)  The result is an authentic replica with perhaps twice the strength – these re-enactors can cram these boxes full of gear without worrying about the floor separating!

A VERY labor intensive project; these boxes came to be $75 dollars per box.  (Still $30 less than others listed on various websites.)

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