French Army M1929 Shoulder Bag - Canvas and Leather Bag
French M1929 Shoulder Bag
The French M1929 Shoulder Bag is a vintage bag from the 1950s that was used extensively by the French Army. Constructed from tough canvas with a a leather interior and leather straps this bag would be cutting edge for the time period it was made. Included with each M1929 bag is the leather shoulder strap which is adjustable for length and has two metal clips for attaching it to the M1929 bag.
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Description / French M1929 Shoulder Bag
When you first pick up one of the French Army M1929 bags you will immediately recognize it as a vintage French Army bag. This identification is primarily from the type of tanned leather that the French Army used in the 1950s for all of their soft goods. Leather of this type was primarily used for its durability in the high temperature and high humidity environments of French overseas colonies.
The M1929 bag has a tough canvas exterior that from age has faded into a nice vintage green/brown that will certainly have appeal to collectors. The rivets and leather also show typical signs of aging for this type of material. The interior is lined with leather which would have provided a degree of protection from the harsh environment for the important equipment that was carried inside of the bag. Overall this bag is a great example of French Army history from the turbulent 1950s which was a time of unrest in the colonies where this bag would have saw service.
- Authentic French Army Shoulder Bag
- Made from Canvas and Leather
- Includes Adjustable Leather Shoulder Strap
- Retains Original Markings on the Inside
- Dimensions: 12 x 3.5 x 9<