He had been active in the hobbie since 1962. These are as good as any originals that I have seen in museums. The leather seems like it is just a few years old and the little locking tongues are also in very good condition. Can't imagine how they weathered so well. One has a bent bracket that you can see in the pictures.Feel free to ask for more info. The item "BMW WWII R12 R75 Saddle bags original condition Military Wermacht German NICE" is in sale since Sunday, September 15, 2019. This item is in the category "eBay Motors\Parts & Accessories\Motorcycle Parts\Antique, Vintage, Historic". The seller is "edgarsledge" and is located in Appleton, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped worldwide.