Category Archives: PRE WW1 ITEMS

1888 Slade Wallace Musician’s Pouch With Cross Strap

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1888 Slade Wallace Musician’s Pouch With Cross Strap. White buff leather pouch and cross strap, with the pouch measuring 8 inches by 6 inches, with a polished white exterior to the flap. Brass hardware to the sides of the pouch, cross strap suspension rings, belt and buckle, and cap to the end of the belt. Both pieces are marked with the number “25”, and the cross belt shows the hand written naming, “W.T. Smith”. No badge present. Slight crackling to the front flap.

1910 Dated British Brass Shell Casing

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1910 Dated British Brass Shell Casing.  Measuring 4 inches in height and 4 inches across. Dated 1910 with a British Broadarrow mark to the bottom of the base, with “Lot 256″ to the left, and “3 20 Cw.” over “V” to the top center. Edge of the base, at the top, has been later marked, reading “Mk. I Testing A/S Mark 10 Mortar, Ph., 1955 CJ 224″ and then deeply stamped “modified”

WW1 Canadian Cavalry Headstall, Reins, And Bit, C /|\ 1904

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WW1 Canadian Cavalry Headstall, Reins, And Bit, C /|\ 1904. Steel bit is maker marked “L. & Co. Ltd.” and dated 1904, and marked “Steel”. Complete with chain. Bit is in it’s original condition showing some discoloration, and surface rust. Leather is soft and pliable with strong stitching. Each rein is marked with a large Canadian C-Broadarrow. Reins are attached with steel roller buckles, with the headstall having brass roller buckles. Leather shows some minor cracking to the surface in spots. A rare set that appears to be complete.

Combined Training 1905, Named And Dated

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Combined Training Part I, 1905, military manual. Leather cover with embossed naming to spine. British printing, War Office, 1905. Measures 4 1/4 inches by 5 1/4 inches. Hand written naming and dating to the interior, “J.H. MacBrien, R.C.D. (Royal Canadian Dragoons) and dated “January 27th, 1907″  Slight separation from the spine.