$249.50

SKU: US21389 Categories: , Product ID: 6087

Description

ROLL – BEDDING: HEAVY KHAKI CANVAS (SAME  MATERIAL AS SQUAD SURPLUS KIT WITH SAME TRIPLE CLOSURE STRAPS), MEASURES ABOUT 40″ X 80″ WHEN LAID OUT FOR USE. HAS A CLOTHING COMPARTMENT AT EACH END (ONE TO BE USED AS A PILLOW – OTHER HAS THREE COMPARTMENTS), FLAPS THAT FOLD IN FROM SIDE, STENCILED “1ST LT. SCHEIDELL/ 9TH F.S.BN./ NO 20 HOLD”, ABOVE WHICH IS A RED DIAMOND WITH WHITE “FS”. WHAT MOST INTERESTING IS THAT IT HAS A “ISSUE TAG” – “HOHLFELD MFG. CO/ PHILA. PA./ CONTRACT MARCH 25, 1918/ SCHUYLKILL ARSENAL/ BEDDING ROLL”. FIRST ISSUE ONE WE HAVE EVER SEEN, EXC, USABLE – COULD PACK YOUR WHOLE KIT IN THIS THING WITH A BLANKET. NEVER KNEW THEY HAD AN “ISSUE” BEDDING ROLL MADE AT AN ARSENAL.