$495.00

SKU: US18612 Categories: , Product ID: 2539

Description

PONCHO- WWI: THIS IS A NICE SOFT, PLIABLE RUBBERIZED PONCHO THAT SHOWS SOME HONEST USE. A FEW OF THE INNER REINFORCING STRIPS ARE MISSING (THEY COVERED THE INNER GLUE SEAMS), INNER SIDE HAS SOME STAINS FROM USE, MISSING ONLY ONE INNER FLAP STARBURST BUTTON (HIDDEN IN EDGE FLAP WHERE THEY WOULD BUTTON TOGETHER TO FORM A SHELTER TENT), EXTERIOR IS EXC W/SOME MINOR LIGHT MINOR STAINS. IT IS MARKED (STENCILED ON INSIDE)) “CO.B./ 1ST BATT./ INF., C.N.G./ 10” AND “G/CROSSED RIFLES/159”. THESE (JUST AS THE RAINCOATS) ARE EXTREMELY RARE SINCE THE RUBBERIZED FABRIC DETERIORATES FAST OVER THE YEARS. WE ONLY SEE ONE IN THIS CONDITION EVERY 3-4 YEARS TO EVEN OFFER FOR SALE. THIS ONE MUST HAVE BEEN STORED IN A COOL ATMOSPHERE WITH HIGH MOISTURE CONTENT TO STILL BE SOFT AND PLIABLE – IT IS STILL “USABLE” (WOULD LOOK GREAT ON A MANNEQUIN). VG-EXC OVERALL.