Military Braid and Lace
|| British Infantry Accoutrements
British Infantry Cartridge Pouch, Belt, and Waistbelt.
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British Army French and
Indian War Button (P, B, G, S) See Button
The belly box we reproduce is
based an original George II belly box in the Parks Canada collection.
They are made
from fine imported oiled leather and stamped with a gold G 2 R and crown.
You will be proud of this item.
||French Cartridge Box
French Infantry and Marine demi-giberne or
Cartridge Pouch 1750 to 1765.
See our Leather Goods section for details.
tin canteen is available.
This design was used extensively from the
Seven Years War to the end of the American Revolution.
Even in the War of 1812,
stores returns show them being issued to British soldiers.
As always based on
originals (archaeological finds).
($49.00CAN) OUT of STOCK
The brass matchcase served to
hold a smoldering match cord when it was being used to ignite grenades.
grenades became obsolete, the matchcase remained on the belts of the grenadiers as an
Based on two originals
uncovered at the Fortress Louisbourg, the matchcase is made from brass and is handcrafted
by our tinsmith to the proper dimensions.
It is completed with a hand-turned to
Mitre Cap 1743-1763
Considerable research went
into the designing of this item.
A number of original mitre caps were examined to
come up with the most accurate representation of this significant item to date. Materials
consist of custom dyed wools of the proper weight and weave,
woolen tape trimmings
with regimental worm, natural flax linen from Ireland, and heavy felted Icelandic yarn for
the woolen tassel.
Each mitre cap is hand sewn and constructed in every detail to
match that of the originals, and is custom-made to the your head size.
This item is
perfect for the study or office of any military collector or historian.
Presently mitre caps for the
40th and 60th are available.
However if there is a particular regiment you are
please do not hesitate to enquire.
Cap......$435.00US ($495.00CAN) each
Mitre Cap (8K)
Uniform and Equipment 1751-63
We researched and constructed
for the Canadian War Museum a complete uniform for the 40th Grenadiers as it appeared in
This included the following:
Mitre cap, neck roller and
buckle, waistcoat, breeches, gaiters, leather tops, coat complete with regimental lace,
buff leather belting complete with proper split and lift stitching, cartridge pouch,
wooden "belly" box with GR cypher stamped in gilt on it, and 1751 pattern
Contact us for a
quotation on any or all of the above items.
Image of a
40th Grenadier (11K)
Ranks Pewter Button
original, this button is available to you for $1.05US each
A number of navy uniforms were
made for the Canadian War Museum for the celebration of the 250th anniversary of the first
siege of the Fortress of Louisbourg.
These uniforms were made of
wool from England and gilt metal lace from France. All the visible seams were handsewn and
in every other regard up to museum standards. Cocked hats, coats, waistcoats, breeches,
shirts, stockings, buckled shoes, neck cloths were all supplied.
of Admiral's Coat (24K)
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