Vintage Swiss Mountaineering Rucksack & Climbing Gear
A beautiful & complete Swiss mountaineering display consisting of a vintage rucksack with ice axe, climbing rope, crampons, pitons, field flask & glacier goggles - all from the 1940's/50's. The rucksack is from the 1950's and shows minor signs of usage but the leather draw string and all other leather straps are intact. It also features an extension zipper at the top which can add 15 cm for extra storage space. The 1940's "Fritshi & Co." (Zurich) ice axe is engraved with the name "M. REINHARD". It shows signs of normal wear but in excellent clean condition with no rust, dents or cracks & measures 83 cm in length & the head is 30 cm....
The "Prima" # 1 - 8 point crampons (L 25cm X W 12 cm) have been cleaned, free of rust and still have their original canvas straps.
The glacier goggles are authentic 1940's Swiss military Alpine troops issue and come with its own storage tin. The field flask is also Swiss military issue with the marking of "GR 44" and the drink cup is marked with "1923 Baden". The vintage climbing rope is approx. 14 meter in length & in good condition . The various pitons have also been cleaned and pollished. This antique Swiss mountaineering combination will make a wonderful item for wall decor in you home, lodge or chalet as well as an interesting conversation piece!
- 1940's - 1950's
- A great display item!
- Rucksack measures 50 X 50 cm without extension