British 1897 Leather Bandoleer (Boer War)

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These were made by Lawrance Ordnance. Made in full grain leather with brass closing posts and buckle, these are a good reproduction of the original.

Being in natural hide, these can be stained to any colour.

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This bandoleer was for use by mounted infantry Designed to hold 50 rounds of .303-inch ammunition and was widely used by British forces during the South African war 1899-1902 (Boer War).

The ammunition is fitted into separate tubes as the adoption of the 5 round ammunition charger was not until 1904. the leather over flaps were to stop the ammunition falling out while riding a horse.