Vintage Sidesaddle / Hunting Canteen by Merry of St. James

This canteen has a dark tan coloured leather case.
The top of the lid is stamped with a previous owner's initials "H.M.".
The front of the case is stamped "Merry Saddlers London" Merry & Co were in business in London between 1840 and 1951, many of their records are held at London Metropolitan Archives.

The stitching is good. The girth strap is a replacement and shows some wear
The front closing strap closes with a stud.

It is lined in doeskin or chamois and has an internal partition. There are small holes from wear in the lining of the lid

Inside there is a rectangular flask, with a plated captured or hinged cap. There is also a double hinged sandwich tin, There is some rubbing of the plating on the outside of the sandwich tin. It is engraved outside "H.M." and stamped inside "Yates EPNS" (electroplated nickel silver)

Dimensions 5½" (14cm) x 4½" (11.2cm) x 1½" (4cm)
Weight : 1lb 4¼oz (566g)

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Price :240.00 (+ 10.00 insured shipping within UK which should take 24-48 hours),
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