Feb 22, 2010· Page 1 of 2 - M1903 Infantry Cartridge Belts - posted in 1900-1916 CARTRIDGE BELTS: This topic covers the evolution of the M1903 Infantry cartridge belt from 1903-1909. Not everybody has access to Dorsey's book on belts and I hope this topic will fill in that gap online.
Page 1 of 4 - M1903 Cartridge Belts - posted in 1900-1916 CARTRIDGE BELTS: Since WWI Nerd are in the process of collaborating on a book covering the US Army 1902-1916, we have some questions which can only be answered utilizing actual specimens of equipment. In this topic of the M1903 Cartridge Belts a few questions remain unanswered. Also presented are a few observations Brain and I have ...
Reproduction of the Mills style cartridge belt. We offer these in both the .45-70 and the Shot Gun model. Belt comes complete with brass US belt plate. Belt is adjustable and will fit size 38-52". The shotgun belt can hold up to 25 rounds and the rifle belt can hold up to 45 rounds.
The Mills cartridge belt was invented in i866 by Captain (now Brigadier-Gen et al) Anson Mills, of the U. S. Army. His purpose was to provide an acceptable substitute for the clumsy box then used for carrying fixed ammunition. He first made belts of canvas, forming loops by sewing additional strips to the body of the belt.
Early M1910 Cartridge Belts. Click on the photos for a larger image. M1910 dismounted rifle cartridge belt This belt has rimless eagle snaps and was manufactured by the Mills company in 1913. The 10 pocket cartridge belt in both rimless and rimmed eagle snaps was worn by the first doughboys of the AEF who arrived in France, 1917.
cavalry belt of 1882 – aka the "sherman" belt – complete with the pistol cartridge and revolver holster carriers and the sabre sling straps – an excellent specimen of a scarce indian wars belt : mills .45 caliber looped pistol cartridge belt – a rare belt
Description: WW1, M1910(Dismounted), brass fittings, Mfg. by Mills Woven Cartridge Belt Company, Worcester, Mass USA on brass keeper. Mills bullet on back side, patented Jan …
Military Belts and Holsters: US Issue Holster - Civil War Era: ... Many soldiers and saddlers experimented with better ways of carrying cartridge ammunition. Some of the earliest "thimble" belts were stripped down saber belts. ... Mills Belt Made in my shop. Not imported. Canvas belt with canvas loops to fit 45/70 "US" buckle standard. Dogshead ...
Albert Alexander Lethern was "on the scene" when the Mills Equipment Company, Ltd., (M.E. Co.) was founded on 1st October, 1906. Just months before, in April of 1906, he began his career as a junior in its predecessor company, the Mills Woven Cartridge Belt Company of London, England.
Ebay usually has an assortment of original/reproduction Mills Cartridge Belts. However, seems like very few reproductions are being listed at this time. Try Googling "Reproduction Mills Cartridge Belt" and see what you come up with. Here's a site that I Googled: (You need to Login or …
13612 SPANISH AMERICAN WAR .45-70 CARTRIDGE BELT BY SPALDING - This is sewn construction, not the patented woven construction used by Mills. During the Spanish American War the Mills factory lacked capacity to met the demand, so Spalding and Hurlburt were given contracts for cartridge belts with sewn construction.
CANVAS BELTS: General Information. Our canvas belts are 2-1/2" wide with leather billets.The buckle is a 1-1/2" center-bar nickel over brass buckle for long term durability (in lieu of a nickel plated buckle).We use a cotton webbing for the loops which has proven to maintain its size through many years of use.
Model 1894 Mills Cartridge Belt Double Loop .30-40 Krag.Jan model 1894 Mills double loop cartridge. Belt has some of the Winchester .30 army federal patch rounds. Rounds are not safe to shoot. Would be a great display piece for any Spanish American War collector!
2 ORIGINAL MILLS Cartridge Belts for Krag Rifle, 1 Double Loop - $204.01. Two Original Mills Belts, both well marked. The bottom one is a Model 1905 so could be for Springfield 06 use. The top one is marked Mills & Orndorff with a last patent date of 1894 and has Double Loops. Both in Very Good Condition. 222894484050
STATE OF NEW YORK (NY) RIFLE CARTRIDGE BELT SIZE, Die Struck Brass, Embossed As Described, Polished ...
Canvas cartridge belts. Configure your item. Tell us a little bit about what you need. Made with heavy canvas Webbing & Leather ends. Available in 3" and 4" widths. Please select your preferred caliber and waist size. CALIBERS AVAILABLE: 38, 40, 45, AND 50 Choose your options: Cartridge Belt Calibers.
M1903 Cartridge Belts. Click on the photos for a larger image. Mills Second pattern M1903 rifle cartridge belt This belt was manufactured by Mills and features Mills' patent dates stamped on the brass hardware where the belt adjusts. The 9 pocket cartridge belt was used by soldiers before the 1910 Cartridge belts were fielded.
Spaulding belts are very light weight canvass and the ends have a light leather binding, (not riveted fittings). Hurlburt belts are heavy (like Mills). They have three woven stripes, which I have a hunch may have aided sewing on the loops. The Hurlburt belt-ends have a riveted brass-fitting, but, it is different from the Mills fitting.
This is the same belt as the Mills Cartridge Belt, except with the black leather and brass buckle as shown. It holds 45/70 (or 45/90 or other similar 45 caliber) cartridges. The belt loops on our reproduction are sewn on, not woven into belt as the originals were.
Aug 17, 2017· Mills Belt for the 45/70. This is the same belt as the tan canvas Mills cartridge belt of the Indian Wars, except in blue canvas (L20). It holds 50 - 45/70 cartridges. The buckle used on this belt is a stamped brass U.S. Mills buckle. The belt loops on our reproduction are sewn on, not woven into belt as the originals were.
Indian War Era US Army Cavalry Mills Pattern 1890 Woven Cartridge Belt w/US 1887 Brass Plate for the US M1873 Trapdoor Rifle .45-70 Caliber - Excellent Condition . Up for auction is an Original Indian War Era US Army Cavalry Mills Pattern 1890 Woven Cartridge Belt for the US M1873 Trapdoor Rifle.
Original Mills Spanish-American War U.S. Army OFFICER'S CARTRIDGE BELT ... Cartridge Belt, Vintage Leather Cartridge, Vintage Ammo Belt, Brady Ammunition Belt, Leather Outdoor Sports Belt ... Well you're in luck, because here they come. There are 563 cartridge belt for sale on Etsy, and they cost $65.46 on average.
Very Rare M1881 US Cavalry officer's .45 Colt Single Cartridge belt with the leather chape with the oval buckle and the leather tong and has the woven in yellow stripes for Cavalry. This is a very rare Mill's US Cavalry officer's Belt for the US Army Single Colt .45 Revolver and/or S&W Schoefield Revolver. Fine overall condition.
29. Folding Hat & M-1872 Belt 1 30. M-1874 & 76 Cartridge Belt & Belts & M-1874 Hazen Loop 31. Fair Weather Christian & Mills Belts 32. Prairie Belt & Enlisted Gloves 33. Officer Gloves & M-1872,M-1874, M-1878 Holsters 34. M-1881 Holster 35. M-1885 Cavalry Holster, Carbine & Mckeever Cartridge boxes 36. Cap Pouches & Pistol Cartridge Box 37.
1887 Mills Type Belt. 45-70, 3" wide, brass Mills buckle with choice of US, Dog, or Star, Tan or Blue . $59.00. #LG-319. Mills Shotgun Belt. 3" wide 45-70, web cotton, 10 or 12 gauge, Tan or Blue. #LG-321. Double Loop Web Military Belt. With "C" closure, click on product for more info, Tan or Blue.
Belt Buckles and Cartridge Box Plates Are Die Stamped Brass, Except Where Noted. Oval Belt Plate Has 3 Prongs For Belt, Box Plate Has 2 Loops For Cartridge Box Flap. Box Plates And Belt Buckles Feature ... L55 M1894 MILLS BELT, Khaki, 3" wide, Double Row of …
1874 Post War belt plates are made with the belt bar on the back of the buckle and you cannot see it and worn like a one piece or modern. The 1851 Eagle Officers has a belt keeper that the buckle hook connects and a belt bar that you can see when wearing and is a two piece type belt plate when worn.
6BBL - WWI U.S. INFANTRYMAN'S STANDARD ISSUE CARTRIDGE BELT SOLD Web gear. Consists of 10 pockets for clip ammunition. The two pocket lids, one on each end of the belt, are clearly stamped "AUG 1917/MILLS". Shows very light use. No fraying. Nice early markings on metal adjusters.
The interior surface of the belt has a nice dark stamping of the silhouette of a rifle round with the name "MILLS" at center. Both of the blackened brass ends are stamped with a similar marking and "MADE UNDER MILLS PATENTS" The opposite side reads "MADE BY MILLS WOVEN CARTRIDGE BELT CO. WORCESTER, MASS." Canvas is very clean.
Greek Cold War and U.S. World War Belts In 2011 and 2012 The CMP sold a large quantity of Garand cartridge belts. They are Cold War era Greek military belts that are a close copy of the U.S. M-1910 cartridge belt used in both World Wars. Mr. Michaels asked me to post some information comparing the Greek belts to the U.S. Continue Reading