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PostPosted: Sun Feb 07, 2010 7:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Crooked River wrote:


I would appreciate it if someone would tell me more about these "slit pouches." It looks like a miniature "market wallet" made of hide rather than canvas. This looks like a simple and practical range bag to go with one's firelock. I would like to make one, but would just as soon build it correctly.


That's about right. But they are constructed from 2 pieces of hide sewn around the edge.

Here's the famous (or infamous) Deerfield Pouch, ca. 1750:






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PostPosted: Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, Mario.

That was helpful. I also found a few (just a few...) other examples on the web. I did not see that particular one, though.

I appreciate your response.

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