1878 Russet Leather Haversack/Canteen Sling.

Nice untouched russet sling dated 1904; used with haversack and or canteen.

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Made in the pattern of 1878, this russet leather sling was used for carrying both haversack and canteen (the old pattern strap was discontinued).  Well marked, ROCK ISLAND / ARSENAL / 1904 / J.N.S.   The back side leather has a stamp for the ‘139 CA” (139th Coast Artillery).

The strap is in fine condition, showing use but in nice condition.  Complete with the 2 leather slides and brass equipment hooks.

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Weight 1 lbs