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Shot Belt - Leather & Brass Object Reg. No: ST 022031

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Shot Pouch, Shot Snake

Double leather shot belt with adjustable brass chargers. The two pouches would allow shot and gunpowder to be carried together, or be used for different sizes of shot.

The chargers would have been used to deposit a measured amount of gunpowder to fire the gun.
Description:
Double leather shot belt with adjustable brass chargers.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: firearms, firearm accessories, shot belts
Themes this item is part of: William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952), Arms Collection, William Cole Arms Collection
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Ammunition
Tertiary Classification: tools & equipment
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900 - 1943

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