Sandwich Cases and Saddle Canteens

A selection of sandwich cases and saddle canteens. These leather cases hold either a flask and sandwich tin, or a sandwich tin alone.
They attach to the D rings behind the rider on the side of the saddle.

Traditionally women in the hunting field would not carry a separate saddle flask and sandwich case, but a canteen which would hold both. I don't believe this tradition is universal - I have a 1920's Swaine Adeney catalogue that features ladies' flasks. However, it is upheld by some hunts, and some sidesaddle classes.

All the D rings on a huntsman's saddle are often occupied with horn cases, wirecutters etc - leaving nowhere for a flask or sandwich case - disaster! A solution to this problem is to carry refreshments about one's body, in a case with a diagonal shoulder strap and loops for a belt around one's waist. (Personally I would probably suspend myself on the first tree I met if I tried this, but hunt servants are much more competent than I am).

Sandwich cases for sale

Sandwich Cases

Walker & Hall Presentation Sandwich Case

Vintage Sandwich Case (Sold)

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Saddle Canteens

Leather saddle cases holding a sandwich tin and flask.

Cross saddle canteen

Champion & Wilton saddle canteen (Sold)

Gents saddle canteen (Sold)

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Second Horseman's Case

These were traditionally carried by a huntsman, the D rings of whose saddle would already be in use with wirecutters, horn cases etc.
A long strap goes diagonally over the shoulder, and a belt holds the case to the body

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