The carbine snap swivel goes on the carbine sling which is used by Cavalry troopers to keep their carbines handy while mounted and rendered the trooper’s hands free maintain the reins while mounted. Constructed of polished steel, this marked artifact has two components: snap hook and its steel sling loop. Measures 6½” in total length. Inside facing of the snap hook bears a stamping of “O. B. NORTH & Co. / NEW HAVEN, Ct.”. This maker-marked swivel is a very fine element of a typical Federal cavalryman’s issued equipment. Perfect for display in any cavalry collection.
Inventory Number: CAV 050