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

Belt w/metal clip; Buff Hall Carbine Sling; Mexican War
Title
Belt w/metal clip; Buff Hall Carbine Sling; Mexican War
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.
Object Number 
INV.8007
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