The saddle has two wooden arcs which make up the frame, two transoms which are secured with bolts and screws at ends, two inner side bars and two outer side bars which have rectangular leather pieces nailed to them. At the lower end on one side of arc is round wood bar (3/4" diameter). Attached to bar is black leather. The leather passes over inner side bars and is nailed to inside of arcs. On the outside of each arc are two iron plates fastened with bolts. They have hooks at each end for attaching ammunition and tool chests. Each plate also has as iron staple in the center. At each of the lower outside edges of arcs are iron supports. They are secured with two screws. The leather on the pack saddle consists of four billets for lashing straps, fastened at the head of the arcs by a screw and staple, two buckle straps fastened to the front of arc with a screw and two nails, a lining nailed to the inside of arcs, and three billets stitched into the skirt.