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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Lithgow Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 19 2007 at 8:32pm
The one marked MW is from just up the road from me. Welshpool.
Well 300 miles up the road. Next door really
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Another "mystery" bandolier. I got this bandolier at a shop in Anchorage, it was filled with 1950 dated Mk.VII Ball that was made by F.N. in Belgium, the chargers were also made by F.N.
However somebody on Militaria Collecting Forum posted this exact type of bandolier as possible US Lend-Lease made, the bandolier he posted was packed with 1943 Mk.VIIz Ball made by Winchester (WRA Marked).
Anyone know more about this?
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Here is the best I could do with the marking.

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And one more "mystery" bandolier. When I was at the IWM in London this type of bandolier was on display in the Great War Trench Exihibit. That is one of the few places I have seen this type of bandolier. Could this be a version of a British .303" Bandolier from the Great War?
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My research shows that the bandos with the bakelite buttons pre date the ones with the brass snaps....ww1 - definite possibility
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I think the only bandoliers for .303" Cartridges that I have seen to have the brass snaps (aka "press studs"?) were Australian made. Did other nations make bandoliers with brass fasteners? I know the British made bandoliers I have all have a brass or copper wire to secure the pockets closed.
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I cant say bout bandoliers-But I DO know that "snaps" were what they used on web gear durinn WWII english & Brit.(I have some)
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meant to say English & Canadian
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My Aussie bandoleers from the 50's have the brass split clips.

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