As the war progressed the design was simplified for economical and practical reasons so the cowhide cover was eliminated making these packs especially scarce on todays collector market. The new made reproduction is the finest available anywhere. Copied to almost every detail from an original in the IMA collection, it features genuine supple thick leather, fur covered outer flap, with steel and aluminum buckles, aluminum buttons and fixtures, correct canvas lining, heavy stitching, and replicated makers mark and date (markings vary). Measures Approximately- Width: 12 Height: 13. IMA Inc was founded by Christian Cranmer in 1981.
In 2004, his son Alexander joined the business and together (with plenty of help from their magnificent staff) have grown IMA to become the world leader of the Military Collectibles, Military Antiques and the Militaria industry. We offer thousands of military antique items, including very rare original pieces spanning the past five centuries, as well as hard to find top quality new made reproductions. IMA supplied some of the world's foremost Military Museums, Film Productions (Saving Private Ryan), Collectors, and Re-enactors. However, most IMA customers are just everyday people that happen to share our passion for history. We are an American company with European roots.
Our corporate offices are located in Gillette, New Jersey, less than one hour from New York City. Thank you very much for visiting.While the majority of orders will arrive on the estimated dates some orders may be delayed for various reasons. Please allow us the opportunity to resolve problems; we understand the concern and frustration you may have and will do our very best to resolve any and all issues. We want to make it easy. You DO NOT need a Return Authorization Number (RA#). Unaltered Condition means that no restoration, painting, major cleaning, or change of any kind has occurred. The return address label provided by IMA is not pre-paid. It is only an adhesive label with our correct address.
We appreciate your patience and understanding. We will resolve your issue before either option is required- that is a promise. We will notify UPS about a pending claim. UPS claims can take up to four weeks, but typically are resolved sooner. We also maintain a secure database of customer addresses.If a mistake was made and IMA is responsible, we will correct it out of our cost. This listing is currently undergoing maintenance, we apologise for any inconvenience caused. The item "German WWII Tornister 34 Cowhide Backpack with Shoulder Straps" is in sale since Thursday, January 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Reproductions\Germany". The seller is "international-military-antiques" and is located in Gillette, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.