MAKER MARKED CAVALRY CARBINE SLING WITH MAKER MARKED SNAP HOOK AND REPRO BUCKLE

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Item Code: 2020-900

Sling is made of black bridle leather and meas. approx. 27.00 inches long x 2.50 inches wide. The length measurement was made with the sling lying flat and measuring from the tip of the “bat wing” to the top edge of the snap hook. Leather is in good condition with light surface crazing and three sets of two adjustment holes.

The adjustment buckle is a reproduction and can easily be replaced with an original if desired. Original “Bat wing” displays a nice patina and the leather above it is stamped with the number “17.” Original iron snap hook is marked “O.B. North and Co., New Haven, Ct.”

Under the adjustment buckle the leather is stamped “ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL” and the inside surface of the belt has a post-war ink mark of “D 4TH CAV. NO. 37.”  [ad]

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