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Miners Explosives Powder Pill Container

Miners Explosives Powder Pill Container. This Explosives Container is the large version, it has a Brass locking mechanism. Capable of holding 40 Powder Pills. Size 11″ x 9″ inches. After years of use below ground the locking mechanism would get blocked with muck and dirt, the container lid would not lock properly. The dirt, dust and muck would have to ... Read More »

Miners Explosives Powder Pill Container

Miners Explosives Powder Pill Container. This Explosives Container is the large version, it has a Brass locking mechanism. Capable of holding 40 Powder Pills. Size 11″ x 9″ inches. After years of use below ground the locking mechanism would get blocked with muck and dirt, the container lid would not lock properly. The dirt, dust and muck would have to ... Read More »

Miners Explosives Powder Pill Container

Miners Explosives Powder Pill Container. This Explosives Container is the smaller version, it has a Brass locking mechanism and a side strap with a buckle (as seen left) to keep the container lid secure. Capable of holding 20 Powder Pills. Size 11″ x 7″ inches. After years of use below ground the locking mechanism would get blocked with muck and ... Read More »

Miners Explosives Powder Pill Container

Miners Explosives Powder Pill Container. A Miners Powder Container. This type was made from steel with a hasp clasp, a hinged lid and 2 carrying handles (top and side). Capable of holding about 10 Powder Pills. Size 9″ x 5″ inches. This Powder Tin would have originally been painted Light Grey. Read More »

Miners Explosives Powder Pill Container

Miners Explosives Powder Pill Container. This is an old vintage explosives container with a Brass locking mechanism, capable of holding 16 Powder Pills. This tin is opened with the key off the Shotsmans Spike. Made from Tin. Size 13″ x 7″ x 5″ inches.         Read More »

A Vintage USA Miners Black Powder Container

A Vintage USA Miners Black Powder Container. A Vintage USA Miners Black Powder Container. This old Tin container has a Brass threaded screw top and a loop handle. Used by the American Miners to carry explosive powder into the work place. Used in the 19th and 20th century. Size 5″ x 3″ inches, excluding the handle. Read More »

A Mines Shotsman’s Detonator Case

A Mines Shotsman’s Detonator Case. A Mines Shotsman’s Detonator Case. Size 7″ x 5″ x 2″ inches. This type of case was made from a thick belting like material with back belt hoop made from Brass (as seen left) and a Brass locking mechanism. This smaller case has compartments made with Bakelite strips to hold 10 Detonators.      Read More »

A Mines Shotsman’s Detonator Case

A Mines Shotsman’s Detonator Case. A Mines Shotsman’s Detonator Case. Size 8″ x 7″ x 4″ inches. This type of case was made from a thick belting like material with 2 back belt hoops (as seen left) and a Brass locking mechanism. This larger case has compartments made with Bakelite strips to hold 40 Detonators. Read More »

A Mines Shotsman’s Detonator Case – Cwmtillery Colliery

A Mines Shotsman’s Detonator Case. A Mines Shotsman’s Detonator Case. Size 8″ x 7″ x 4″ inches. This type of case was made from a thick belting like material with 2 back belt hoops (as seen left) and a Brass locking mechanism. This larger case has compartments made with Bakelite strips to hold 40 Detonators. This Detonator Case is from Cwmtillery ... Read More »

A Mines Shotsman’s Detonator Case

A Mines Shotsman’s Detonator Case. A Mines Shotsman’s Detonator Case. Made by Remploy-N.C.B. Opened with a Brass Shotfiring Key, it has compartments for 40 Detonators and intact belt hoops at the back of the case (as seen left). Size 8″ x 5″ x 3″ inches.     Read More »

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