BRITISH ROYAL NAVY LEATHER CORDITE ARTILLERY CASES
Both feature a strap handle, a transfer printed coat of arms and impressed with an "N" below. One by Barrow, Hepburn & Gale Ltd, stamped "No 56 VI BH & G Ltd 9-' on underside, the other stamped "No 56 VI RML 2-38", England, 19th c.; Larger: 15 1/2" x 7 1/2" dia.; Provenance: Owlwood Estate, Holmby Hills, CA
Sale Price: $250
Estimate: $200 - $300
BH & G case exhibits significant wear to coat of arms, some cracking/dryness in the leather especially along the lower edge and on the handle with some marks and scratches to the leather throughout. The RML case various scuffs and scratches throughout as well as some cracking/dryness to leather strap. There are also several burn holes on the interior.