Here for sale is a stunning world war 1 large leather cordite carrier or shell case. With crossed carrying handles and reinforced bands. Marked WD for War department and T57951.
The leather is damaged around the base of the rim exposing the cork in places. The carrying handles is worn. Otherwise in very good condition considering its age and history.
This is an amazing item of historical interest and a gorgeous decorative antique.
Note: the wooden centre rod has been used to hold the carrying handles in position, not part of the carrier!