Civil War Issue Rig - 1860 Army Colt Flap Holster
Guns International #: 101309408 Seller's Inventory #: Item #1595
Category: Holsters and Belts - Military - Holsters and Belts

Seller's Information
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Seller: Clarks Antiques
Member Since: 9/22/19
First Name: Clark
Last Name: Linss
State: Arizona
Zip: 85390
Country: United States
Phone: (541) 233-6642
Number of Active Listings: 0
Total Number of Listings: 43
Seller: Private Seller
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
We ship USPS registered mail
Payment Types Accepted: Personal Checks or Major Credit Cards

This U.S. issue Civil War rig is an especially nice example. The holster is maker marked, which most of these holsters were not. The holster is completely intact with no damages or losses. All the stitching is original and also completely intact. The sewn-in toe plug is original and still sewn in place. The belt loop is sewn and riveted in place with its original copper rivets. The belt loop shows the makers name "E. GAYLORD". E. Gaylord of Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts was a supplier to the U.S. Army from 1863 - 1865. The waist belt has an 1844 pattern plate and a brass sheet metal keeper at the opposite end. The belt shows a "US" stamping at the middle of the belt, but the makers stamping under the "US" is illegible. The cartridge pouch has a maker's mark stamped under the cover that is also illegible. The rig is in very good overall condition, still showing some of its high gloss finish, the rest flaked off. The leather is still soft and supple, black in color, and shows no recent oiling. There is no leather damage or losses and all stitching is intact. Toy gun in photos not included.

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