Status: SOLD!
Date: 11/19/2020
Venue: eBay
Price: ??,???
Global Garage Sale eBay Drop-Off Store
Global Garage Sale
We sell it for you!
Accepting Nationwide Consignments
Direct contact
info is on our website
Vermont eBay Trading Post
1. You drop it off

2. We sell it on eBay

3. You get a check!
education specialist trained by eBay
Original WWII US Army Captain Type-1 Navigator Leather Gusset Briefcase Bag NR

This listing is for an original World War II US Army Type-I leather gusset navigator briefcase. Assigned to US Army Captain Kenneth Salls, this heavy duty military bag measures about 12" tall, 18" wide and features two thick 1-1/2" wide leather straps that run the whole perimeter of the bag. Most of the leather pieces on this bag are about 1/4 cm or 1/2 cm thick. Through its gusset intereior design and multi-tiered locking mechanism on the front, this briefcase's thickness and depth are both adjustable. The bag is in excellent condition, with natural wear and knicks. Please see the detailed photos below and let us know if you have any questions.

The original owner of this briefcase was US Captain Kenneth T Salls. Born in 1898 in Vermont, Salls joined the US army in 1918 at the tail end of World War I. He went on to serve in World War II as a US Army Captain, during which he was issued this specific briefcase. He served a long military career from there, eventually retiring in 1958, after 40 years of service as a US Army Major.

Please see our other listings for more original militaria and other vintage US collectibles. We will combine shipping whenever possible to save you money!

Please check all of the available shipping methods and costs prior to bidding.

The winning bidder can also pick up this item at our store in Colchester, Vermont. All local pickups are subject to 7% sales tax.

This item is being listed by a Global Garage Sale eBay Drop-Off Store. Global Garage Sale stores are operated by professional eBay sellers with thousands of happy customers worldwide, so bid with confidence and please contact us with any questions.


Unless contacted by the buyer, we reserve the right to relist an item if full payment is not received within 3 days.


Global Garage Sale ships promptly, often the same day that payment is received, using UPS or USPS. In some cases we may be able to combine items in order to reduce shipping costs.
International Shipping:
International packages ship with USPS Priority Mail International or Express Mail International. We mark all customs forms with the actual final sale price and are not responsible for any taxes, duties or customs fees. It is against the law for us to mark an item as a "gift".
Local Pickup:
If you are local and want to pick up your item(s), just send an email or give us a call. We have no pickup charge, but are required to collect 7% Vermont/Colchester sales tax.

Professional Packing:

Global Garage Sale takes great care packaging every item to ensure a safe delivery. Please look at our feedback to see our packing reviews. Global Garage Sale collects and reuses clean boxes and packing materials from other local businesses. This helps to protect our environment. We encourage you to reuse and/or recycle whenever possible.


All items are sold as-is with no returns. We do our best to present accurate, detailed information about every item we sell. If you have any questions, please email us before placing your bid. We must be notified of any issues within 24 hours of receiving your item. Any returns will be assessed a 15% restocking fee.

About Us:

Global Garage Sale has been selling online for local individuals, businesses, and large organizations since 2003. Our store is located at 880 Prim Road in Colchester, Vermont. To learn more about Global Garage Sale, visit our: About Us page on eBay

Global Garage Sale
Global Garage SaleĀ® All Rights Reserved.