Item Id: EF20037
K98 Ammo Pouch, Produced 1941
When issued all K98’s were equipped with one or two ammunition pouches. The earlier pattern pouches have the belt loops which fold under the pouches bottoms and attach to the studs there, while the latter patterns have the belt loops which are just stitched or rivetted to the reverse. The latter patterns also usually have steel fittings as opposed to the earlier aluminum fittings.
Constructed of black pebbled leather with Steel fittings. All interior separator strips still intact. Clearly maker marked stamped to the reverse and also marked “1941” for year of construction. The pouch is in good, still used condition.