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    Classic, Excellent Condition Federal Issue Haversack with Interior Bag. It would be nearly impossible to find a better example of the typical Civil War soldier's haversack than this strong, pliable and complete example. Made of "painted cotton cloth" with a 2" wide strap, the body measures about 14" tall and 13" wide. The rounded flap is closed by a narrow leather strap sewn to it and a small roller buckle on the bag beneath. The interior retains its removable white cotton "rice bag" lining, secured by three simple tin buttons. Inside, the tag of pioneering collector Robert L. Miller is still attached, indicating this specimen was part of his original collection. The piece is in superlative condition with only some very minor spots of lost coating.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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