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No. 1879 – Price List of Small Arms and Hand Arms, Etc.

No. 1879

PRICE LIST

OF

SMALL ARMS AND HAND ARMS

SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION

PERSONAL EQUIPMENTS OF THE SOLDIER

(COMPRISING INFANTRY, CAVALRY, ARTILLERY, AND BAND EQUIPMENTS)

HORSE EQUIPMENTS

OFFICERS’ EQUIPMENTS

AND

MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES FOR THE USE OF

TROOP, BATTERY, AND COMPANY

ORGANIZATIONS

REVISED MAY 20, 1908
REVISED MARCH 1, 1910
REVISED FEBRUARY 1, 1913

WASHINGTON
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
1913

The price list indicates the articles of ordnance property which may be dropped from returns on certificates of responsible officers that they have been used or consumed for the purpose authorized. Other articles must be placed before surveying officers or inspecting officers as provided for in the Regulations.

CLASS IX, SECTION 4.

Band equipments and their components.

Saber attachment, drum major, mounted $0. 96
Saber belt, drum major, mounted 2.85
Note.-The saber belt comprises the waist belt, slide, slide safe and saber attachment.

Waist belt, Artillery band 1.30
Waist belt, Cavalry band 1.30
Waist belt, Engineer band 1.70
Waist belt, Infantry band 1.30

COMPONENTS.

Saber belt slide, drum major, mounted .07
Saber belt slide safe, drum major, mounted .42
*Saber attachment button .02
* Saber attachment hook .10
Waist belt, drum major, mounted 1.30

When a purchaser desires a service article not standard and not on hand and which is not manufactured in quantity, he is required to pay the cost of manufacturing the article irrespective of any price herein stated for it.

CLASS IX, SECTION 5.

Horse equipments and their components.

Bridle, Cavalry, model of 1909 $8.40
Components:
2 bridoon straps, each 18 cents $0.36
1 curb bit, model of 1909, nickel steel 1.65
*1 curb bit thong .02
1 curb chain, non corrosive metal, without hooks .46
* 2 curb chain hooks, steel, each 7 cents .14
1 browband .25
* 2 brow band ornaments, each 4 cents .08
I crown piece .46
2 cheek pieces, each 68 cents 1.36
I reins for bridoon bridle 1.35
1 reins for curb bridle 1.20
1 snaffle bit, model of 1909, nickel steel .74
1 throatlatch .33
Total 8.40

NOTE. Curb chain hooks and brow band ornaments are rights and lefts.

Bridle, curb, model of 1902 $5.00
Components:
Bridle headstall $1.95
2 cheek pieces, each 40 cents $.80
1 crown piece .42
1 brow band .25
1 throatlatch .40
*2 brow band ornaments, each 4 cents .08
Bridle reins 1.80
Curb bit, model of 1892, steel 1.15
Curb chain, without hooks, non corrosive metal .46
*Curb chain hooks (2 at 7 cents each) .14
Total 5.00

Note -The price of the black bridle headstall is the same as that of  the russet.
Note -The price of the black curb bridle is the same as that of the russet. Curb chain hooks are rights and lefts.

The above prices of bridles apply to the bridles only having the components described. The prices of bridles having other components will be ascertained by taking the aggregate of the prices of the components.

Bridle, watering $1.75
Components:
Bridle reins, watering . .15
* Watering bit snaps (2), each 12 cents .24
Snaffle bit, watering, steel .36
Total 1.75

Bridle, watering (with non corrosive bit) 2.20
Components:
Bridle reins, watering $1.15
* Watering bit snaps (2), each 12 cents 24
Snaffle bit, watering, nickel steel 81
Total 2.20

Note.-The price of the black leather watering bridle is the same as that of the russet.

Bridle reins, curb, model of 1902 1.80
Bridle reins, curl), black 1.80
Bridle reins, watering 1.15
Bridle reins, watering, black 1.15
Cincha, hair 1.75
Cincha, hair, black 1.75
* Cincha strap .45
* Cincha strap, black .45
* Coat strap for saddle, pommel .24
* Coat strap for saddle, cantle .28
* Coat strap for saddle, cantle, black .28
* Coat strap for saddle, pommel, black .24
Coat strap, 60-inch 1 $0.12
1 Issued only to Field Artillery.

Curb bit, model of 1892, steel 1.15
Curb bit, model of 1892, double rein, steel 1.20
Curb chain, non corrosive, without hooks .46
* Curb chain hook, steel, right or left .07
Curb strap .50
Currycomb .30
Currycomb, model of 1912 .53
Currycomb (with hoof hook) .63
Currycomb, black .30
Feed bag, model of 1912 1.25

Halter 3.00
Components:
Halter headstall $2.10
* Halter strap 90
Total 3.00

Halter, black .3.00
Components:
Halter headstall, black $2.10
* Halter strap 90
Total 3.00

Halter chain .73
*Halter tie rope, model of 1912 (takes the place of the halter strap) .47
Horse brush 1.40
Horse brush, black 1.40
Horse brush, model of 1912 1.05
Horse cover 5.00
Horse cover, model of 1912 3. 25
Horse cover, model of 1912, blanket lined 7.85
Horse cover, black 5.00
Horse cover, blanket lined  11.20

NOTE.-A complete horse cover includes the surcingle.

Lariat . 78
Lariat strap .17
Link .29
Link, black .29
Nosebag, model of 1911 1.05
Nosebag, model of 1908 (leather bottom) 1.40
Picket pin .30
* Saber strap .21
* Saber strap, black .21
Quarter strap, adjustable 3.80
Rifle scabbard 4.50

NOTE.-This scabbard is for the securing of the model of 1903 rifle and model of 1899 carbine. It includes the long and the short scabbard straps and two 7/8-inch iron snaps.

Saddle, McClellan, complete, for Cavalry $26.50
Components:
1 cincha, hair $1.75
* 3 coat straps, cantle, each 28 cents .84
* 3 coat straps, pommel, each 24 cents .72
2 stirrups, hooded, each $1.10 2.20
* 2 stirrup straps, each 75 cents 1.50
1 saddletree, covered, including adjustable quarter strap 19.49
Total  26.50

Saddle, McClellan, complete, for Field Artillery   26.75
Components:
1 cincha, hair $1.75
* 1 coat strap, cantle .28
* 3 coat straps, pommel, each 24 cents .72
* 2 coat straps, 60-inch, each 42 cents .84
2 stirrups, hooded, each $1.10 2.20
* 2 stirrup straps, each 75 cents 1.50
1 saddletree, covered, including adjustable quarter strap 19.46
Total  26.75

Note.-The above saddles have the saddletrees and the quarter strap safes faced with sheepskin. The price is the same when made of black leather.

Saddle, McClellan, complete, for Cavalry, without sheepskin facing 25.60
Components:
1 cincha, hair 1.75
* 3 coat straps, cantle, 28 cents each .84
* 3 coat straps, pommel, 24 cents each .72
2 stirrups, hooded, $1.10 each 2.20
* 2 stirrup straps, 75 cents each 1.50
1 saddletree, covered, including adjustable quarter strap and without sheepskin facing 17.99
Total  25.00

NOTE. – This saddle is being replaced by the one with sheepskin lining.

Saddlebags, pair 7.80
Saddlebags, black, pair 7.80
Note – Each pair of saddlebags includes two linings, one coffee bag, one sugar bag, one salt bag, and two saddlebag side straps. The bags are the same as those furnished with the haversack.

Saddle blanket, olive-drab 5.00 8/14/13
Saddlecloth, service (for enlisted men) 3.40
Saddle cover 2.45
Stirrup, hooded 1.10
Stirrup, hooded, with guidon socket 1.85
*Stirrup strap .75
Surcingle, Artillery .91
Surcingle, Cavalry .91
Surcingle, olive-drab 1.00
Note.-The olive-drab surcingle is now common for issue to all branches of the service.
Watering bit, non corrosive metal .81

POLO EQUIPMENT.

1 set of polo equipments, complete $47.25
Consisting of 1 polo saddle $28.15
Components:
1 saddle tree, covered $22.50
2 stirrup straps, 60 cents each 1.20
2 stirrups, $1 each 2.00
1 girth, outer (3½-inch) .90
1 girth, inner (5-inch) 1.55
1 polo boots, pair 1.80
1 breast strap and martingale 3.10
1 numnah, leather 3.30
1 noseband (cavesson) 2.15
1 bridle, Cavalry, model of 1906 8.75
NOTE.-This bridle consists of a curb bridle model of 1906, and a bridoon bridle, model of 1906.
Components:
1 bridoon bit, model of 1906, nickel steel $1.85
1 curb bit, model of 1906, nickel steel 1.60
* 1 curb bit thong .02
1 brow band .22
1 curb chain, non corrosive metal, without hooks
2 curb chain hooks, steel, 7 cents each .14
* 2 brow band ornaments, each 14 cents .28
1 crown piece for bridoon bridle .32
1 crown piece for curb bridle .44
3 cheek pieces, at 45 cents each 1.35
1 reins for bridoon bridle 1.10
I reins for curb bridle .97
Total 8.75
NOTE.–Curb chain hooks are rights and lefts.

COMPONENTS OF HORSE EQUIPMENTS.

* Figures for saddlecloths, each .05
* Halter bolts .01
* Halter squares .02
* Halter swivel ring .08
* Rifle scabbard strap, long .40
* Rifle scabbard strap, short .29
* Foot staples, high , low, or semicircular .03
* Saddle ovals (Whitman saddle) .02
* Saddle ovals (McClellan saddle) .02
* Saddle shields (11-inch, 11½-inch, or 12-inch) McClellan saddle .02
* Saddlebag ovals .02
* Saddlebag stud .03
* Saddlebag lining, pair .74
* Saddlebag side strap .22
* Saddle nails .01
* Stirrup, wood, without hood .32
* Stirrup hood .63
* Watering hit snap .12

NOTE.- Cost of black equipments are the same as russet.

* When these articles are used in repair of equipments they may be dropped from the return on certificate of the responsible officer to this effect.