London, King Street-South Kensington Offsite sale
18 July 2002
A VERY RARE CARTRIDGE BAG FOR A BREECH-LOADING FLINTLOCK GUN
With convex body of tin covered with leather and made to hold two rows of seven cartridges, the flap covered with velvet embroidered with silver thread, the suspension-strap en suite, together with three reloadable iron catridges, each with attached pan, steel, and steel-spring
8½in. (21.6cm.) wide
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W. Keith Neal and D.H.L. Back, Great British Gunmakers 1540-1740, p. 436, plate 194
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