Original issued large-type Swiss Military backpack. These large-type backpacks were typically issued to either medics or radio operators. Backpack has one large main compartment only.
The main compartment has a large outer flap that is secured with two adjustable belts on the left and right corners and one large adjustable belt which runs vertically on top of the which is covered by two inner flaps that feature two belts to secure them, underneath the main front flap.
The inside canvas of the main compartment has a KMV "Privat" stamp indicating that this backpack was released after service for private ownership.
Heavy wear around the edges of the pack. The inner canvas is heavily discolored and has multiple stains. Heavy wear on the bottom edge of the pack under the inside flaps. Extreme wear on the back side bottom edge; the wooden frame is visible at the bottom corners where the backpack has worn through the cowhide and inner canvas.
A wooden soldier's tag is included with the backpack indicating that the original soldier was part of Compagnie Cycliste 23, a Swiss Army bicycle troop.
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