Cavalry Carbine Sling - Inventory Number: CAV 067 / SOLD
A very nice complete example of a federal issue cavalry sling in black bridle leather. Issued to and used by Union cavalry prior to and during the Civil War. Worn over the trooper’s shoulder with the snap hook attached to the sling bar on the carbine.
Marker marked O.B. North & Co. New Haven – CT. The entire length that measures 52 inches long and 2 3/8 inches wide. Bridle leather surface is very strong and supple. Brass buckle is replaced with a copy and tip “batwings” are original to the sling. A maker’s mark is present between the buckles. A very nice example with supple bridle leather. Getting hard to find.
Inventory Number: CAV 067 / SOLD