Civil War Springfield Musket Leather Sling, Watervliet Arsenal
Civil War Springfield Musket Sling with Watervliet Arsenal Markings, Leather
Approx. 180 cm long and 3 cm wide the design of this sling is based on an original piece found on a 3-band Springfield rifled musket used during the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865). Handcrafted from strong genuine leather, it features several pre-punched holes for proper adjustment and a single brass hook secured by two copper rivets and sturdy stitching. Just like the original, it is marked Watervliet Arsenal.
This Civil War era rifle sling is also suitable for the 1853 Enfield and many other rifles of the 1870's and early 1880's.
The high-quality leather sling is a beautiful, historically accurate accessory for any collector or re-enactor of this era.
Material: leather (brown), brass hook, copper rivets
Overall length: approx. 182 cm
Width: approx. 3.2 cm
Weight: approx. 215 g
Shipping Weight: 0.50 kg