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British Victorian Pattern Leatherware, Cartridge Boxes, Belts, Straps, Cap Pouches, Water Bottles.  Re-enactors Accoutrement Needs, All periods and conflicts. Hand Made & Stitched Leatherware                              

Shoulder Straps & Baldricks

Shoulder straps are separate to Cartridge Boxes. Period cartridge box is noted for each set of straps.

Shoulder Belt (Strap)

Cartridge Box (Pouch)

Shoulder Belt (Strap) Pattern 1805 & 1840, Infantry of the Line 2-1/2" wide

(Item 2)

(Item 5)


Shoulder Belt (Strap) Pattern 1805 Rifles with powder horn strap attached.
3" wide

(Item 1) Replacement belts only. Supplied with Pouches.


Shoulder Belt (Strap) Pattern 1845 Guards
2-1/2" wide

(Item 3)

"Soldiers' Accoutrements of the British Army 1750 - 1900" by Pierre Tuner, ISBN 1 861268883-1

Shoulder Belt (Strap) Pattern 1850 Infantry of the line
2-1/2" wide

Whitened Buff, Black , Natual Buff

(Item 3)


Shoulder Belt (Strap) Pattern 1859 Sergeants, Rank & File, Infantry of the line
2-1/4" wide
Whitened Buff, (Guards, Line Regiments)
Black, (Rifles)
Natual Buff

(Item 6)

(Item 7)


Shoulder Belt (Strap) Pattern 1850 Sergeants
2-1/2" wide
Whitened Buff, (Guards, Line Regiments)
Black, (Rifles)
Natual Buff

(Item 4)

Baldric's (Bayonet Shoulder Belts) Pattern 1780 - 1850

As early as 1750, soldiers of the line modified their belts to wear over the shoulder on the march. The practice became so common that the shoulder belt, bayonet (Baldrick) was authorised in 1784.

SBB1  Shoulder Belt (Bayonet) c1784

SBB2  Shoulder Belt (Bayonet) c1802

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SBB3  Shoulder Belt (Bayonet) c1824 - 1844

Last updated: 7 March 2017