$125.00

SKU: FR10757 Categories: , Product ID: 5360

Description

VALISE – IMPERIAL RUSSIAN OFFICER, WWI: THIS WAS A CLOTHING ROLL FOR HOLDING UNIFORMS & PERSONAL ITEMS IN THE FIELD. HEAVY TAN LINEN WITH LEATHER BINDINGS, UNROLLS TO ABOUT 28″ X 41″, HAS WOOD CARRY HANDLE, NICELY MARKED ON ONE OF THE FOLD IN FLAPS WITH A STENCIL OF A LARGE ROUNDEL IN WHICH THERE IS RUSSIAN WRITING AND A LARGE RUSSIAN DOUBLE-HEADED IMPERIAL EAGLE (ABOUT 3/4 SHOWS). THIS MAY BE A DEPT OR MAKER MARK. VG, MISSING ONE OF THE LONG STRAPS THAT CLOSE IT INTO A ROLL AND ONE SMALL CLOSURE STRAP INSIDE IS BROKEN. SHOW AGE AND USE, BUT IT IS WWI RUSSIAN.