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    Great Condition Federal Issue Haversack, complete with inner bag and mess gear. The emblematic Civil War soldier's haversack is rarely found in such superlative condition as this. The tarred cotton body is very pliable with only the most minor splits and the full length strap is near perfect. The closing strap and buckle are both securely fastened. Still buttoned inside is the original removable inner canvas bag complete and sound. Found in the haversack is an original tin mess pan measuring about 9" across and 2" deep, and a pewter spoon that could pre-date the war by many years. Hard to find such an excellent example of basic, utilitarian soldier equipment this complete and appealing.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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