Jim Keller's Military Accoutrements

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Contact: Email is the best way using the Email address above.

When Ordering:

For a shako or hat, I will need the circumference of your head just above the ears.

For belting, I typically need an idea of height & waist. 

Please note: Prices are in US Dollars

·        Cartridge Boxes

·        Leather Belting

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Leather Belting

 

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White Buff Musket Sling

This sling uses two friction loops to adjust the sling so there is not a buckle.  The sling can also be made with black leather.  For a more accurate fit, please specify the distance between the swivels.

Sling: $45.00

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White Buff Shoulder Bayonet Belt

Standard issue for War of 1812 British soldiers. This shoulder belt requires a belt plate sold separately, (see brass items).  Leather is white buff imported from England. Hand sewn.

A measurement from the frog top to the center of the chest is very helpful in sizing this belt.  The frog should be slightly behind as not to obstruct the musket when at attention.

Bayonet Belt: $80.00

 

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Short Sword Belt

Standard British officer white buff short sword belt issued in the War of 1812.  This is hand sewn.  A shoulder plate is required to complete the belt, (see brass section).

A measurement from the frog top to the center of the chest is very helpful in sizing this belt.  The frog should be slightly behind as not to obstruct the musket when at attention.

Short Sword Shoulder Belt: $85.00

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Double Frog Shoulder Belt

This shoulder belt was designed for the Rev War period; the first slot normally carried a bayonet and the second slot carried a hatchet.  Leather is white buff imported from England and is hand sewn.

The shoulder belt can also be ordered that is designed for a shoulder plate.  Please specify when ordering.  Shoulder plates are under the brass section.

Double Frog Shoulder Belt with Buckle: $110.00

Double Frog Shoulder Belt: $85.00

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English Rev War Double Frog Belt

English Style White Buff Double Frog Waist or Shoulder Belt - Original belt was worn around the waist but both the French and English in North America almost immediately started to wear their belts over the shoulder.  Lower unit usually held an axe and the upper unit the bayonet.

Belt is 2 inch wide.

Please specify waist size or whether you plan to wear it over the shoulder.

Rev War Double Frog Waist/Shoulder Belt: $125.00

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French Double Frog Waist Belt

Belt uses white buff leather imported from England.  Hand sewn. Please specify waist size when ordering.

French Double Frog Waist Belt: $125.00

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1842 Style Waist Belt with Bayonet Hanger

This is an example of a British artillery white buff waist belt with a bayonet hanger around 1840’s. It comes with a brass rectangular buckle and a bayonet hanger with a small brass buckle.  Another one inch brass buckle allows waist size adjustment.  This is made from white buff leather imported from England.

1842 Artillery Waist Belt Complete Kit: $180.00

 

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1842 Style Waist Belt with Short Sword Hanger

This is an example of a British artillery white buff waist belt with a short sword hanger around 1840’s. It comes with a brass rectangular buckle and a sword frog hanger.  Another one inch brass buckle allows waist size adjustment.  This is made from white buff leather imported from England.

1842 Artillery Officer Waist Belt Complete Kit: $180.00

 

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1812 Voltigeur/Rifleman Shoulder Bayonet Belt 

This is made from black harness leather.  A shoulder belt plate is required, (see brass section). A corresponding ammo belt is shown to the right.

 

Voltigeur Shoulder Bayonet Belt: $80.00
Voltigeur Cartridge Box Belt: $70.00

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NWMP Waist Belt circa 1870’s

NWMP Type belt dark brown 1 7/8 inch wide with 7 loops for .48 inch ammo with snake buckle.

NWMP Waist Belt with Snake Buckle: $150.00

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Scottish 42nd Regiment Shoulder Sword Belt with Buckle and Engraved Belt Tip

This is made from black harness leather.  A shoulder buckle adjusts the belt length. A engraved belt tip prominently displays the regimental unit.

Complete Shoulder Belt: $150.00

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Officer Waist Belt 1812 Light Infantry (95th)

Officer Saber Belts

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Officer Shoulder Belt Infantry 1812

Please contact for pricing.

 

 

Cartridge & Belly Boxes

 

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Belly Box with Bayonet Hanger

18 shot wood block with leather cover.  The wood is made from clear hard wood. The cover can be gold embossed with either George 2nd (F&I War) or George 3rd (Rev War).The block is attached to the waist by an one inch belt.  A bayonet hanger is too available. Specify your waist measurement.  Historically, the belt loops are on the outside of the wood block which sometimes causes problems of tip over.  I can, if requested mount loop holders on the inside of the wood block.

18 shot belly box: $40.00
Embossing (specify GR2 or GR3): $5.00
Black belt with iron buckle: $30.00
Bayonet Hanger: $40.00

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9 Shot Belly Box

9 shot wood block with leather cover.  The wood is made from clear hard wood. The cover can be gold embossed with either George 2nd (F&I War) or George 3rd (Rev War).The block is attached to the waist by an one inch belt.  A bayonet hanger is too available. Specify your waist measurement. 

9 shot belly box: $40.00
Embossing (specify GR2 or GR3): $5.00
Black belt with iron buckle: $30.00
Bayonet Hanger: $40.00

 

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1750 British Cartridge Box

21 shot clear wood block inside a leather pouch with a leather cover.  The cover can be gold embossed with either George 2nd (F&I War) or George 3rd (Rev War).The block is attached to the waist by an one inch belt.  A bayonet hanger is too available. Specify your waist measurement. 

1750 Cartridge Pouch/Belt: $180.00

 

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29 shot British Cartridge Box

This was adopted during the Rev War and lasted in militia units through to the War of 1812. It often replaced the Rawls Cartridge 36 shot flip over box which had issues with soldiers accidently dumping out their cartridges when attempting to “flipping over”.  There is a compartment under the fixed block for tools, flints, rags and more cartridges.  Access is gained through a small leather flap. Other designs include a removable wood block with a tin tray under or a removable block with a wood platform under.  In these cases the front has a small pocket for flints.

29 Shot Cartridge Box: $160.00

White Buff Cartridge Belt: $70.00

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10 Shot French Marine Belly Box

10 shot design with front pockets for flints and inner flap.  Leather is dyed reddish brown and has white leather sewn around the outer edge.  An anchor or French cross adorns the cover.

10 Shot French Marine Belly Box: $80.00

 

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French Marine Shoulder Cartridge Box

30 shot cartridge box with inner flaps similar to the belly box but holding 30 cartridges.  The cover is bordered with white leather and an anchor is sewn in the center of the cover. A white buff shoulder strap is attached to the box and it has one buckle for height adjustment.  Two pockets are in the front for flints and tools.  The leather is dyed a reddish brown.

French Marine Shoulder Cartridge Box: $220.00

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1840 British Artillery Cartridge Box

These all bright white cartridge boxes were made using white buff leather and contained a tin box inside.  Straps were also made of the same white buff leather.

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1840 Cartridge Box: $170.00

Cartridge Belt: $70.00

 

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