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Belt w/metal clip; Buff Hall Carbine Sling; Mexican War

Object Number: 
INV.8007
Date: 
1840-1850
Medium: 
Leather, brass, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 31 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 80 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Leather, brass, and iron carbine sling; white buff leather with rectangular brass buckle at one end, triangular brass tip at other end, and iron hook fastened to swivel that suspends from sling.
Gallery Label: 
This sling was probably made for use with Hall-North percussion carbines, which were carried by American forces during the Mexican and Civil Wars.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group