MP44 / STG44 pouch – jwa 44

Markings: jaw 44
Maker:  jwa 44 indicates production byMoritz Stecher, Lederwerk, Freiburg
Colour of main material: Late war canvas without the typical red line which was woven in to indicate the length of fabric during fabric production.
Closing straps: Woven canvas with Lux points and leather retaining straps
Belt loops: Canvas
D-ring strap: Canvas
Notes: Even during the war these magazine pouches where scarce and veteran accounts often note that they received just one magazine and often no pouch. The pouch is to be worn on the right side and was mostly combined with a holster or mapcase. The holster was found in a abandoned house in Liepaja which is located in the area known as Kurland.