MP40 Pouches – cqr 42
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.
Model: Magazintasche MP.38 U. 40
Markings: MP.38 U. 40 – cqr 42 –
Maker: cqr indicates production by Lederwerk Sedina Joachim Schell, Sportartikelfabrik, Finkewalde Bez. Stettin
Colour of main material: Green canvas
Closing straps: Smooth black leather
Belt loops: Smooth black leather
D-ring strap: Smooth black leather
Notes: The leather securing loops are stitched in an “H” form which is a typical feature for pouches from this maker and for the maker bdr.