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    Posted 10 years ago

    bbrunelle
    (13 items)

    Heavy Leather Case Arrow Holder ?
    I have no idea what this older used leather holder with carrying strap is. Measures 34inches long and the tube is 3 1/8inches in diameter. At the top the piece is engraved “ 1 9 4 0 1” with a “B” below it. The cartouche is a block shaped Cross with a P underneath is above the solid metal clasp.
    The leather material is thick and quite heavy so I don’t believe it held a fishing pole. Arrows possibly ? or some other kind of tool? Was it military? The opening is secured with a heavy metal round hook. Inside the case there is a piece that guide whatever it is that it holds into a 2 inch narrow circular hole. Please let me know anything you can about this piece….it is in great condition, sturdy….where is the cartouche from?

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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 10 years ago
      My guess is maps.
    2. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 10 years ago
      My guess ...for fishing poles for fly fishing
    3. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 10 years ago
      or maybe for a rifle barrel and cairred on horseback..for army or or other branch
    4. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 10 years ago
      Those stampings look military to me & the quality too.
    5. officialfuel officialfuel, 10 years ago
      I have a camera on here with a tripod and the carrying leather case. It looks a little like that. Look at my site and see if you thing that a tripod would have fit in it.

      Michael
    6. Braveheart1954 Braveheart1954, 10 years ago
      IT'S GOT A HEAVY DUTY STRAP..TOO WELL MADE I BELIEVE FOR FLY FISHING OR MAP CARRIER....HMMM... MILITARY POSSIBLY AS SAID AND DOUBTFUL FOR GUN EQUIP.. MY BEST GUESS IS FOR GOVT SURVEYING STAND OR SOME OTHER HEAVY ITEM. WELL MADE TO CARRY FOR MILES IN RUGGED TERRAIN. MADE TO CARRY SOMETHING HEAVY! SOMETHING I'D LOVE TO HAVE! HOLD ON TO IT TILL YOU KNOW! SEEMS TO BE IN SUCH EXCELLENT SHAPE AND SHOULD BRING A GOOD BUCK! NICE FINE..WHAT DID YOU PAY IF YOU DON'T MIND. JOHN
    7. bbrunelle bbrunelle, 10 years ago
      Garage sale....$5....love old leather so i bought it
    8. Braveheart1954 Braveheart1954, 10 years ago
      $5...awesome!!!
    9. Braveheart1954 Braveheart1954, 10 years ago
      You convinced me to! ...Map case! lol
    10. Braveheart1954 Braveheart1954, 10 years ago
      Ernst Hubsche Sattler Dottikon antique leather map or chart case.
      http://archives.tools.oneofakindantiques.com/4856_ernst_hubsche_sattler_dottikon_leather_map_chart_case_c1900_8.htm
      Got close to it! This is numbered also!

      CHECK THIS SITE!!!
      http://www.mapsofantiquity.com/store/Map_Cases/inventory.pl?category=707
    11. Braveheart1954 Braveheart1954, 10 years ago
      ONE MORE!

      http://suziefloozie.com/html750/ST773-Leather-scroll-case-map-case.php
    12. Braveheart1954 Braveheart1954, 10 years ago
      ONE MORE!!! LOL
      $230.00 US. You can purchase it on Walnut Studio’s Etsy page. http://www.etsy.com/listing/82196429/blueprint-carrying-case
      http://lifeasinterns.wordpress.com/2011/10/21/etsy-finds-blueprint-carrying-case/

      TRI-POD CASE
      http://www.ebay.com/itm/PRE-WAR-GERMAN-FILM-CAMERA-COMPLETE-TRIPOD-LEATHER-CASE-/110707773521?nma=true&si=Ggh4xXt2McnRMrHxDaa4rtSgZSM%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557
    13. tom61375, 9 years ago
      My rifle scope will fit in this beautiful case quite nicely! =)

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