Rare Antique Leather Civil War Officer's Wrap-Around Leather Wallet. DESCRIPTION: Particularly nice, original antique CIVIL WAR period wrap around leather wallet. Consists of 2 separate sections, each with inner compartments.Made of pliable, extremely thin, smooth brown leather, nicely sewn with fine stitching, with a metallic clasp to hold it together. Has the separate internal sections and flaps as shown.
This type of wallet was popular and useful during the Civil War, especially popular with army officers to protect their "greenbacks" and personal papers in the field, but also very useful and used by enlisted men as well. Measures 4 1/4" long x 7 1/2" wide when closed up, opening to about 10 1/2.
Leather is in very good condition. All fine stitching and decoration intact. Closing part of clasp missing. Obviously was very nicely made. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items".
The seller is "marvinsmom9" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.