Chin-Strap for Bummer or Kepi

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US Forage Cap Chin-Strap

2 pieces of 2-1/2 oz. glazed black leather, one 9-3/4"long and one  9-1/2"long x 5/8" wide with two 5/8" wide keepers hard sewn on each end, joined with a quality brass slide. Ends have punched button holes and clipped corners.

 

Historical Citation:

 

  1. From the drawings by Robert H. Sickler of various contract original forage caps in private collections.

  2. “United States Army Headgear 1855-1902” - Catalog of United States Army Uniforms in the Collections of the Smithsonian Institution, II, by Edgar M. Howell, December 1975, p. 15