IMG_6029Don Manley is a member of our Archive Team.  He told me, ” Among the many items in our archives, we have a military issue hold all.  This would not be something out of the ordinary, as millions must have been made.

 

 

 

IMG_6024This one, however, is in mint condition and was made by the Berlin Trunk and Bag Company, Ltd. in Berlin, Ontario, which of course became Kitchener on September 1st, 1916, in WW I.

 

 

 

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Whether this bag dates from that era, we cannot be sure. “