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Offline Wmasswolf

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Large mid 19th century civilian bag
« on: July 05, 2022, 04:01:44 PM »
New mid 19th century civilian bag. This 9"x11" bag leather bag has a 7x7 inner pocket. Its made from 3/4oz veg tan, covered in pillowticking, and hand sewn with waxed linen threat. The bag also has a 1" strap featuring a John Rader forged buckle and a brass button to hold the leather lined lid down. Aged pretty hard, and finished in bear fat and beeswax. The shape for the stitching on the button tab was inspired by the early pistol cartridge box's button tab.
















Offline DougS

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Re: Large mid 19th century civilian bag
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2022, 11:04:16 AM »
Nice looking bag!

Love the color and all the details.

Thank you for sharing.

Regards,

Doug

Offline jbigley

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Re: Large mid 19th century civilian bag
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2022, 02:55:47 AM »
Great looking bag, Jay! Perfect size, too.
BTW--I sent you a PM re. your 18th C Shooting pouch.
--JB