Indian War US Army Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Leather Rifle Sling 4th Pat 2

Indian War US Army Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Leather Rifle Sling 4th Pat 2

Indian War US Army Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Leather Rifle Sling 4th Pat 2

Indian War US Army Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Leather Rifle Sling 4th Pat 2

Indian War US Army Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Leather Rifle Sling 4th Pat 2

Indian War US Army Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Leather Rifle Sling 4th Pat 2

Indian War US Army Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Leather Rifle Sling 4th Pat 2

Indian War US Army Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Leather Rifle Sling 4th Pat 2

Indian War US Army Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Leather Rifle Sling 4th Pat 2

Indian War Era US Army Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Rifle Sling – 4th Pattern – Original – Very Nice Condition. This is the Later Shorter, 4th Pattern Sling, with the wide prong hook at one end and a brass stud loop at the other end. The sling is approximatley 1 1/4″ wide x 70″ long. The sling has the oval holes. This sling is made from a single length of leather, NOT the salvage civil war musket slings that were sewen together. The leather is soft and supple. Some wrinkling and minor surface cracks. No crazing in the leather. No breaks in the leather. It has the original sling keepers. Still has the original russett brown color. There are no visible manufacture markings on the sling. Faint inspector initals near the stud end. The sling is used, please see photo’s for condition. The age of the leather, will make the sling weaker than when it was new, and may not be able to support the weight of the weapon. Check out my other items. The item “Indian War US Army Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Leather Rifle Sling 4th Pat 2″ is in sale since Saturday, August 11, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\Indian Wars (1866-97)\Original Period Items”. The seller is “koolstuff1958″ and is located in Henderson, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Country: United States of America
  • Time Period: Indian Wars 1866-1897
  • Item: Trapdoor or Krag Rifle Sling
  • Weapon: M1873 Springfield Trapdoor Rifle
  • Branch of Service: US Army
  • Style: 4th Type or Pattern

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