NOT TAKING ORDERS FOR U. S. Early War Double Bag Knapsack with Frame
NOT TAKING ORDERS FOR this knapsack WITH FRAME at this time. We are taking orders for the Early War Back With Out a Frame. See below.
U. S. Early War Double Bag Knapsack WITH Frame
We are pleased to offer this early design correctly machine sewn of cotton oil cloth knapsack. Based upon the original in our collection, it contains all the features common to the knapsacks in use before 1862.
Each seam is welted with a folded piece of oil cloth, machine sewn and then hand serged like the original. Edges are folded and machine top stitched. All leather strapping is sewn into place per our original specimen with one of our original 19th century chain stitch machines. The shoulder straps are cut square, and the riveted brass studs are left exposed. All the buckles and hooks are direct copies of originals. This knapsack has a smaller V-pocket than the later design. It closes with cotton herringbone twill tape ties.
The knapsack comes with two overcoat straps.
It was sometimes used with a wooden frame inside the knapsack. For those who wish to have a frame we offer the Early War Double Bags both with and without the frame that fits inside our Early War Double Bag Knapsacks.