British 1903 5 pocket bandolier

Original condition bandolier for mounted cavalry Pattern 1903. This is a pre-World War One item, leather with five to carry two 5 round stripper clips of .303 ammunition in each pocket, hence the name 50 round bandolier. During the war it was quickly realized that more ammunition was required and this design was changed to the 9 pocket (90) round model. Leather is in very good condition, sound with no cracks. Not marked.

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$195.00

British 1903 5 pocket bandolier

British 1903 5 pocket bandolier Description

Original condition bandolier for mounted cavalry Pattern 1903. This is a pre-World War One item, leather with five to carry two 5 round stripper clips of .303 ammunition in each pocket, hence the name 50 round bandolier. During the war it was quickly realized that more ammunition was required and this design was changed to the 9 pocket (90) round model. Leather is in very good condition, sound with no cracks. Not marked.

British 1903 5 pocket bandolier Additional Information

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