February 28, 2021
This is approximately 56 inches long from end to end. It is 1 1/8 inches wide and 1/8 inches thick. This is a very high quality sling. The leather is in very good condition. And is very strong. The color ranges from a medium to darker brown over most of the length. There is some minor surface wear and wrinkling, but for the vast majority, it is relatively smooth. It is firm and completely pliable. The buckle is in very good condition and it is securely attached with either copper or brass rivets. Most of the paint is worn. On the other end is very clean and shiny. The end with the buckle is. It is my understanding that the number 77 refers to the year it was made: 1877. SWISS SCHMIDT RUBIN K-31, K31, K11. And certainly much older ones. The item “SWISS LEATHER RIFLE SLING 1877 with clear STAMPING 77 W. WEISS SATTLER MUHLETHUR” is in sale since Saturday, February 27, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Other WWI Original Items”. The seller is “scoutbovat2013″ and is located in Glenmont, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Original/Reproduction: Original