Jul 27 2022
I will be at the National Rifle & Pistol Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio. Please order before or after these dates. Description: this is a vintage, authentic, USGI. M1907 leather sling for the M1903 Springfield rifle. This sling is approximately 104 years old! I have read that to gauge the authenticity of items like this, the brass keepers(frogs) are the most important. You’ll notice close-up photos, and they look like they are connected with brass rivets. I bought this item from the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) who received it from US Army warehouses, probably attached to a rifle. The slings were detached, folded carefully and put in storage. I can show a copy of my receipt upon request. This is the real deal. This was a US government issue leather sling for World War I. Provenance is: US Government, to the CMP, to me. It was in storage, possibly, for 50 years or more! It was pretty dry when I obtained it, so I soaked it in pure neatsfoot oil, the same oil people use for reins, saddles and other leather equipment for horses. There are no tears evident. There are some superficial cracks from military usage, and age. The neatsfoot oil made this leather very soft and supple. That said, this is a for a museum piece rifle, or for a collector to put on their M1903, or M1917 World War I rifle. I would not use this sling to “loop up” on the target range! BONUS : included free with these sights are some National Rifle and Pistol Match memorabilia from Camp Perry, Ohio. This will be in the form of stickers and/or a commemorative hat pin. But don’t worry, you will not be returning this! Just check my Feedback. Feedback : I leave feedback after it is left for me. Thank you for looking! This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Other US WWI Original Items”. The seller is “61daniel” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
Jul 27 2022
This sling was made by Torel for Weatherby. Swivels are also included. This would make a great addition to any Mark V that needs that final touch to be complete. This item is in the category “Sporting Goods\Hunting\Range & Shooting Equipment\Slings & Swivels”. The seller is “civichb1320″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- For Gun Make: Weatherby
- Material: Leather
- Type: Sling
- For Gun Type: Rifle, Shotgun
- Brand: Weatherby
Jul 27 2022
Original WWI Era US Army/USMC M1907 Leather Sling for the M1903 Springfield or M1917 Enfield Rifle – Nice Condition. Up for sale is an Original WWI Era US Army/USMC M1907 Leather Sling. This sling has the correct WWI Blackened Brass hooks. Still retains some of the original blacking on the metal hooks. The sling is used, see photo’s for condition. The sling has both leather keepers. The leather is soft and pliable. No rips or tears in the leather. There are some minor surface cracks and wrinkling of the leather, please see photos. The leather has darkened due to age. The stitching is all tight and intact. This is an Original Functional WWI era Sling and would look great on a WWI era rifle. NOTE: this is a collectible item, suitable for a correct historic display. It is NOT recommended for actual use. This is the sling that was commonly used on the M1917 Enfield, the M1 Garand, the M1903 Springfield, the M1903A3 Springfield and the M1941 Johnson Rifles. Check out my other items. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Personal, Field Gear”. The seller is “koolstuff1958″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Region of Origin: United States
- Weapon: M1903 Springfield or M1 Garand Rifle
- Branch of Service: US Army
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Theme: Militaria
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country: United States
- Time Period: WWI 1914-1918
- Manufacturer: Unknown
- Item: M1907 Leather Rifle Sling
- Conflict: WW I (1914-18)