Object Title

Carbine sling

Carbine sling

Date

1640

Object Number

XIII.292

Provenance

Purchased November 1985. From the Armoury at Littlecote House. Sale Cat. Lot No.134

Physical Description

Made of ordinary leather rough side out, of one piece. At the base is a plain spring clip mounted to one end of the belt is an iron buckle medially cusped with a hook and iron hasp riveted to the belt. There is also a belt loop similarly cusped for the belt end. At the other end of the belt is a teardrop finial attached by one rivet

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 1711 mm, Width: 73 mm Weight: 1lb 2oz

Inscriptions and Marks

R at the rear

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

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

Notes

Photo No. A3/3100