MP40 Pouch – Blue Webbing – Unmarked
The magazine pouch designed for the MP40 or Magazintasche MP38 u. 40 was first implemented in 1938 when the MP38 was introduced as the new weapon for squad leaders or Gruppenführer. The pouches came in sets of two and each pouch had 3 individual cells for single 32 round magazines. One left and one right pouch. The left pouch had a extra compartment where a speed loader was kept. A wide variety of different materials, colours and designs where produced throughout the war. Leather, rayon, canvas where the main components used in the manufacture of the pouches.
Markings: None present or readable!
Colour of main material: Blue canvas
Closing straps: Webbing with square metal tips
Belt loops: Webbing
D-ring strap: Webbing
Notes: This type of pouch was made in webbing construction with webbing loops and straps with square metal tips. This type of pouch was issued to the Heer, Luftwaffe and Waffen-SS.