Maker: H. Greaves
Category: Other Travel Items
A small to medium sized pigskin leather Kit Bag stamped. H. Greaves, New St. Birmingham.
Kit Bags are often erroneously referred to as Gladstones, which although similar is a different shape and does not open to form a square mouth. This bag has a leather lining with 2 pockets to one side of the interior. To secure it, there is a brass slide lock, with the key missing, and 2 short belt straps. The bag has 6 brass stud feet to keep it raised off a wet surface.
The bag is stamped to the mouth, above the lock Made By. H. Greaves New St Birmingham.. Click on Greaves name above to read more about the company in Makers.
This bag is smaller than most Kit Bags and useful for a weekend away. Circa 1900.