Antique Railway Canvas Leather Mail Bag

$249.00 Sale Save
Color Tan Off White

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Invented during the late 19th century and used up to the 1930s, these large canvas leather mail bags were commonly used on the railways, and stage coaches alike, to courier express mail. Made of sturdy canvas and leather on top and bottom with iron hooks that close with an equally sturdy leather strap.

Has San Antonio markings and other writing. Stains throughout. Wear on the leather.

Excellent structural condition

Cosmetically in good condition

Leather is stamped with "CA Hoffman & Son MFRS. Arlington Cal."

In most cases our merchandise is pre-worn, and as a result, will show some wear. LaliSimone examines each piece and does its best to discover and disclose any flaws big or small that might be associated with each garment. Items are sold "as is" and all sales are final.

Condition Descriptions
Mint: Virtually no wear.

Excellent: Expected signs of wear, with consideration of the age, but hardly any signs of wear.

Very Good: Shows normal signs of wear expected for age with some minor visible problems but will not detract from wear.

Good: Garment has obvious condition, but overall intact. Could use mending and/or cleaning.

Fair: Most likely not wearable, but could serve as a fantastic inspiration piece.
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