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Leatherwork for howitzers and 8 pdr guns, made at Swindon Works, c.1915

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This array of items shows the type of leatherwork that was undertaken at Swindon Works for both howitzers and 8 pdr guns, as requested by the Royal Arsenal. 26 different sizes of buckles and straps are pictured here, ranging in widths and lengths. Also pictured are a range of different shaped pouches and cases, presumably used for carrying ammunition, tools and equipment associated with the guns

Copyright © STEAM Museum of the GWR

Media ID 20172676

Date: 4th March 2014

Image Size: 4021 x 3253 Pixels

Filesize is 2.11MB

Associated Categories: Swindon Works

Associated Categories: Carriage and Wagon Works

Associated Categories: The Railway at War

Associated Categories: First World War

Keywords: guns, howitzers, leatherwork, munitions, swindon works, war, world war 1