Leather saddlebag to accompany McClellan saddle. Saddlebag attaches to McClellan saddle stud at cantle. Each 'bag' has three straps and three buckles on the opening flap. Interior of both L & R bags contains smaller beige canvas pockets, Within hte L canvas pocket are three smaller canvas brawstring pouches. Inspector's mark on L side reading "1918" Spalding, Spalding Bros. (in circular emblem), and "W.I.B" initials. Each top flap of bag is embossed with "US" for US Cavalry. See also: H2001.16.11-H2001.16.16 (McClellan saddle and accessories). Small tag attched to middle bag buckle on R side, paper is in poor condition, yellowed and reads "3.50" in pencil. (DRHOODE: 6/4/01)

Used: Dr. Lathrop McDowell Ellinwood | Horseback riding | Cavalry

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