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Accessory pouch for belt

Object Number: 
1946.217
Date: 
1943
Medium: 
Leather, iron, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 9 in. ( 9.8 x 22.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: back pouch: "RAHM & KAMPMANN/1943/KAISERSLAUTERN"
Description: 
Leather, iron, and cotton cartridge pouch; rectangular black leather pouch with slanted sides, two vertical belt loops riveted to back and iron buckle fastened to another loop in center back, and three rectangular pockets on front with flaps, and straps that fasten to studs on front bottom; stamped mark on back.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this cartridge pouch was found on Fermanville beach in Normandy, France. The pouch was probably worn by a German soldier.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Benjamin Rosen
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group