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The Production of US Army Leather at Benecia Arsenal, US Army Ordnance Department 1879 by First Lieutenant David A. Lyle USA Ord. Dept.
The Production of US Army Leather at Benecia Arsenal, US Army Ordnance Department 1879 by First Lieutenant David A. Lyle USA Ord. Dept.
 
The Production of US Army Leather at Benecia Arsenal, US Army Ordnance Department 1879 by First Lieutenant David A. Lyle USA Ord. Dept.
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Binding: Soft Cover
Copyright: 1879
Pages: 34
Size: 5.5 x 8.5 in.

Product Code: RSD-GREYARMYLEATHER-WH1

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Published for the first time, this excellent, official Ordnance Department report describes the entire subject of the production of leather for the army. Beginning with the materials used, this excellent technical report covers the types of leather manufactured, equipment and processes, pros and cons, hides and tanning materials, leather coloration, shows tools used and provides a technical glossary. It is believed that this is the first and only time the Ordnance Department published this information. 34 pages packed with information that covers the leathers used by the army from the time of the dragoons through the Spanish American War.

Reprinted by Collector's Library / Antique Militaria of Eugene, OR


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