WWI Leather Shell Carrier With Military Motif And Motto - 44cm Tall

SKU: G0756

This is a World War I leather military shell carrier
Brown leather clad displaying a large military motif to the front with the motto 'Honi Soit Mal Y Pense'
Engraved under the motif is a large 'N'
The carrier has a leather carry strap over the top which is stamped with
(Then the military crows foot arrow)'
'No. 56
& 63'
To the base of the carrier/holder is stamped
'No 56
R (military crows foot arrow) L


The carrier shell is simply a hollow carrier equipped with a fuze that ejects the contents at a calculated time. They are often filled with propaganda leaflets (see external links), but can be filled with anything that meets the weight restrictions and is able to withstand the shock of firing. 

The measurements are
44cm tall and 16cm in diameter (the top)

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