The M39 Swedish Rucksack
These handmade backpacks were introduced in 1939 at the onset of WWII. It's a design that has simple and rugged lines, solid construction and classic looks. The backpack has been described as virtually indestructible and has a ton of room. Ideal for holding books, camping equipment or transporting a mini bar to a deserted beach.
- External steel frame
- Khaki/green canvas main pack
- Interior small items pocket
- 550 drawstring top
- Adjustable harness leather straps
- Bedroll ties
- Side ties
- 40 liters (10.5 gal)
- About 10" deep x 16" wide x 16" tall
- We also provide free shipping on orders within the US
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Frameless Conversion Kit
This Kit includes the rivet replacement screws needed to complete the conversion and comes with detailed instructions.
Not sure you want to go frameless?
When you go frameless you can use your bag as a pillow. It also makes fitting your bag into an overhead compartment a little easier. It's a fun project and totally reversible so you can replace your frame for heavier outdoor adventures. Check out this article on going frameless for more.