The mate grabbed three cartridge belts
and two Winchesters and skinned up to the cross-trees.
On his head there was a wreck of a hat of indefinite form, but his gun of a new patent was a perfect gem, and his game bag and cartridge belt
, though worn, were of the very best quality.
Why had she not thought to strip the cartridge belt from Malbihn's waist before she had left his tent!
She thought Malbihn dead, so terrific a blow had she dealt him, and she hoped to find an opportunity after dark to enter the camp and search his tent for the cartridge belt; but scarcely had she found a hiding place in a great tree at the edge of the boma where she could watch without danger of being discovered, when she saw the Swede emerge from his tent, wiping blood from his face, and hurling a volley of oaths and questions at his terrified followers.
Pulling on his boots and buckling his cartridge belt and revolver about his hips he stepped to the flap of his tent and looked out.
Then he led her a little farther into the forest, halted beneath a large tree with spreading branches, buckled a cartridge belt and revolver about her waist, and assisted her to clamber into the lower branches.
Riding close to him I reached down from the saddle, and grasping his cartridge belt
drew him up across the withers of my mount.
There was no releasing of the ancient padlocks in the time that was left him, so the ape-man called to them to follow him as they were, and, snatching the gun and cartridge belt
from the dead sentry, he led the now happy band out through the village gate and into the forest upon the far side of the clearing.
A: That's an old phenomenon called verdigris, which was common and well known with cartridge belts
back before nickel-plated brass came into wide use.
She often carried two pistols holstered in cartridge belts
, one being a Colt Model 1877 "Lightning" double-action revolver.
Some Westerners did wear "cartridge belts
" routinely in those days.