Mint condition CLG 43 MP40 pouch

500.00

A very nice mint condition MP40 pouch. This is truly one of the nicest MP40 pouches I have encountered and would make a nice addition to the collector of equipment. The pouch features some interesting details as described in the full description.

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Description

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: MP38 u. 40 – clg43 – WaA 86?
Maker: Ernst Melzig Lederwaren, Liegnitz
Colour of main material: Tan canvas
Closing straps: Blackened leather
Belt loops: Blackened leather
D-ring strap: Blackened leather
Notes: A interesting feature is to see the bottoms of the cells being reinforced with small sections of rifle sling. Another interesting detail is the red pencil lines indicated where the stitches needed to go.