Object Title

Cartridge case

Cartridge case

Date

1920

Object Number

XIII.937

Provenance

Purchased at auction from Evans and Partridge, Stockbridge, Hampshire. Lot 66. 15th April 1992

Physical Description

Made of leather with two retaining straps and a brass lock, stamped SECURE PATENT. The interior is divided into six (6) compartments for holding fifty (50) cartridges each. A leather pull-out is fitted into each compartment for extracting the cartridges. The condition of the case is not great with the remnants of old travel labels still adhering to the lid and some of the stitched seams are split

Dimensions

OverallDepth158 mm
OverallLength450 mm
OverallWidth254 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

The lid stamped: H.W.R.R. 17th LANCERS

Associations

Places England