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Puttees And Leggings Western Manufacturing Co., San Francisco, California

Puttees And Leggings

Western Manufacturing Co., San Francisco, California

Publication: Privately printed, 1882, NP

First edition. 9" x 6" in brown pictorial wrappers showing an illustration of a puttee and legging. Title and border in orange ink. 15pp. Illustrations. Western Leather Company was a US Government Quartermaster's contractor from 1914 thru World Wars 1 & 2, Korean War, and into the Vietnam War.. During that time they manufactured holsters, belts, leggings, and assorted GI pieces of leather and canvas. This pamphlet offers 15 pages of officer, aviator, motorcycle, women's, and civilian canvas leggings & leather puttees. Description, colors offered and pricing for each piece. Light soiling to very top edge of all pages else near fine.

Inventory Number: 41933

$375.00