Leather Neck Stock $29.00 (MSC007)

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Made of 5 oz. black leather with grooved edges. This item was standard issue to infantry and was used to keep the neck warm and protect against saber blows during battle.  The last of the body armor. General Sherman is commonly pictured wearing this item. Available only in black.

Historical Citation:


"Leather stock - standard issue - 1 first year, 1 third year."  


  1.   Army of the United States Revised Regulations 1861, page 170     


(Photograph of a Leather Neck Stock.)


  1. Francis A. Lord's Civil War Collector's Encyclopedia Vol. V, page 188


General Sherman


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  • 5
    Leather neck Stock

    Posted by Sam'l J. Pisciotta on Apr 15th 2024

    good quality and looks just like the originals found in CW photos and examples.

  • 5
    Leather neck stock

    Posted by Gary K on Mar 3rd 2024

    Just what I was looking for - great addition to my Marine impression. Very well made, great quality and I would recommend this. Shipped right away thank you much