Tobacco pouch

Possibly Ninnis
Production date
20th Century
A copper, kidney shaped hip pouch. The pouch is made from three sections of copper. Two are cut in a kidney shape which act as the top and bottom, one is wrapped around these to provide the body of the pouch. The concave shaped side has a hinged flap, the flap is the full width of the pouch and is slightly raised above the surface, One end is fashioned into a hinge whilst the other end has a small semi-circular portion that acts as a finger catch. The underside of the flap has a section of copper soldered in, this acts as the catch.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 105 x 50 x 35mm (4 1/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/8")
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