Object Title

Carbine sling

Carbine sling

Date

1640

Object Number

XIII.290

Provenance

Purchased November 1985. From the Armoury at Littlecote House

Physical Description

The baldrick is made of one piece. At the base is a plain iron spring clip mounted on a rectangular loop, with a roller on the upper half. The terminal of the upper front portion of the belt is cut to a point and is stitched to the lower front portion
The cut of the belt is erratic

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 1640 mm, Width: 115 mm: 78 mm Weight: 1lb 2oz

Inscriptions and Marks

At rear LEFT HAND

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

T.Richardson, 'The Buff Coats at Littlecote House',Arms Collecting, vol.26, No.1. 1988, p.25-31.

Notes

Carbine sling type II. Photo No. A3/2983: Littlecote No.820: Sale Cat. Lot No.77