Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
April 27, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Brattleboro Light Infantry Knapsack

Sell one like this
Auction: Sale #3097M - 3097MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: April 27, 2018 10:00AM


Brattleboro Light Infantry Knapsack, c. early 19th century, Spanish brown-painted linen bag, the obverse painted with a gold sunburst and "BLI," flap is secured on the inside by two thin leather straps and tinned-iron buckles, wide linen upholstery tape for shoulder straps and thin leather cross strap with tinned-iron buckle, ht. 13 3/4, wd. 16 1/4 in.

Provenance: Formerly in the collection of the Bushnell Museum, Vernon, Vermont.
Estimate $400-600

Spanish brown paint has some wear and cracking, but in overall good condition.

The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.