M1878 Haversack W/ Original Leather Shoulder Strap Rock Island Arsenal R.i.a.


M1878 Haversack W/ Original Leather Shoulder Strap Rock Island Arsenal R.i.a.

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M1878 Haversack W/ Original Leather Shoulder Strap Rock Island Arsenal R.i.a. :
$262


This is an M-1878 Haversack in EXCELLENT condition. No holes, tears. There is a dark red stain as shown in pictures on the lower side, and very light staining, more like light smudges on back. You can see how minimal the staining is by the photos. The original leather strap is in very supple condition. The leather is soft with only light cracking in it, again, refer to picture. Manufacturer stamp on both the haversack and the strap both read "Rock Island Arsenal".

M1878 haversack of canvas with canvas strap, brass eyelets, buckle, rings and hooks. Main compartment is 5/8" wide x 11" long and 2 1/2" deep. Three compartments inside the main compartment, two on the sides (2 1/2 x 9) and one flat compartment 8 5/8 x 11 against the back wall. Another flat compartment sewn onto the outside of the main compartment is 10 3/4" x 8 1/2" and fastens at the top with a white metal button and button hole. The haversack flap is sewn at the top to the back of the main compartment and folds over the front. It fastens at the bottom with an 8 1/2" x 3/4" strap with two brass grommets to a brass buckle on the bottom of the haversack. The haversack flap is 13 3/4" x 12 1/4". Sewn onto the back at the two upper corners are two brass "D" rings with hooks.

Please watch for my other sales in the coming days, weeks and months to come for other WWI & WWII items. I recently came across a widow who wanted to sell all of her husbands "junk". Her husband had amassed a VERY large collection of WWI & WWII GI issue items. What is so special about his collection, is that he didn't collect just "junk" and "field used" items. A majority of the items he collected are all in VERY GOOD to MINT condition. He had a true eye for finding the unissued items, and I was the fortunate fellow to come across it all. If I only had the room to display it all myself!

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M1878 Haversack W/ Original Leather Shoulder Strap Rock Island Arsenal R.i.a. :
$262

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