SINGLE BRASS STIRRUP FROM WATERVLIET ARSENAL

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Heavy cast brass artillery stirrup is stamped on the bottom, "U.S. WATERVLIET ARSENAL P.V.H." P.VH. is the inspector's initials.

Stirrup measures approximately 4 1/2 " by 5 1/2". Item shows an even brown patina.

A similar example can be found on page 5 of Howard R. Crouch's book, "Civil War Artifacts".

The Watervliet Arsenal is an arsenal of the United States Army located in Watervliet,  NY on the west bank of the Hudson River. It is the oldest continuously active arsenal in the United States, and today produces much of the artillery for the army, as well as gun tubes for cannons, mortars and tanks. It has been a National Historic Landmark since 1966.  [sl]

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