Pouches, Bags & Boxes

 
A collection of pouches and cartridge boxes that were used in the 17th and 18th centuries

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17th Century Gaming Pouch

17th Century Gaming Pouch

This is a small leather pouch made in the same design as a 17th century Gaming pouch or purse. With the growing popularity of card games sweeping across Europe in the 17th century pouches like this one became popular. They were designed to sit on the table next to you and hold the coins or counters that you may have won. This one features a double leather pull cord and wooden beads to hold the pouch closed. It is 4.5" wide and 3" high. (The...
£10.00

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18th Century Shot Pouch

18th Century Shot Pouch

This is a small leather shot pouch or priming flask based on a surviving example from the 18th century. A shot pouch was used to carry pistol or musket balls for firelock weapons in the 17th and 18th centuries. A priming flask usually carried a small amount of gun powder to prime the pan on the lock ready for firing. This one has a turned wooden stopper that fits snuggly into the top of the flask. It is approx 3" wide and 6" high. (lead balls...
£10.00

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Small Leather Shot Pouch

Small Leather Shot Pouch

This is a small leather shot pouch or priming flask. A shot pouch was used to carry pistol or musket balls for firelock weapons in the 17th and 18th centuries. A priming flask usually carried a small amount of gun powder to prime the pan on the lock ready for firing. They would usually be tied onto your belt or bag so it was easy to access. This one features a cross hatch design on the front and can be fitted with either a wooden stopper or a...
£12.00

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Leather Priming Flask

Leather Priming Flask

This is a leather priming flask or shot pouch. A priming flask usually carried a small amount of gun powder to prime the pan on the lock ready for firing. A shot pouch was used to carry pistol or musket balls for firelock weapons in the 17th and 18th centuries. They would usually be tied onto your belt or bag so it was easy to access. This flask can be fitted with either a wooden stopper or a spout and stopper. It is 2.5" wide and 8" high with a...
£14.00

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