The canvas pack features a rope drawstring top and flap closure with leather detailed edges. Three pockets along the front also feature similar fold over closures with leather straps and steel buckles. The shoulder straps are anchored to a piece of triangle-shaped steel and the bottom of the straps feature adjustable steel buckle closures.
SIZE: Approximately 23-1/4" x 22" flat (not including flap closure); Bottom: 17" x 6-1/4" wide; Straps: 28" x 2-1/8" Top closure: 10" x 9-1/2". MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Canvas, leather, steel, rope. ATTACHMENT: Steel prong buckles, leather straps, canvas straps, drawstring closure. ITEM NOTES: This is from a Japanese militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. CONDITION: 7- (Very Fine-): The backpack shows moderate wear and soiling, steel shows minor to moderate oxidation, rope closure is brittle, a couple of the leather strap closures need repair, overall very fine condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described. The item "Early WWII Imperial Japanese Army Officer Private Purchase Backpack" is in sale since Sunday, July 14, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Japan\Other Japanese WWII Orig Items". The seller is "flyingtigerantiques" and is located in Apache Junction, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.