18th & 19th Century Canvas Haversacks
Canvas haversacks were commonly used by both civilians and soldiers through most of the 18th and early 19th century. They can be used with either colonial or early fur trade reenactments. Made from sturdy canvas and offered in a few sizes and styles. Our "tarred" canvas haversack is not done by the conventional process. This tarring has three layers: a waterproof binder, pigment layer, and a lacquer. These layers are hydraulically pressed into canvas to give it the same look and function as old time tarred haversacks.