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WW1 GERMAN CARTRIDGE POUCHES, 1909

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WW1 GERMAN CARTRIDGE POUCHES, 1909

1909 Cartridge pouches in Brown Leather.

Each of six pouches in two sets of three holds four five round clips of 7.92mm cartridges, a total of 120 rounds.
The weight is held even by means of a ring at the rear of each triple pouch, hooking onto the Knapsack brace belt. See Item A0369

Your comments:

  • When field walking the Somme i have found the remains of a number of these and have only ever found a maximum of 3 clips in each pouch
    .......... Graham, Liverpool, 24th of July 2014

  • I own 4 lots of 1909 German triple ammo pouches. Mine can only accommodate three loaded clips per pouch, which is a total of 45 rounds of ammo per triple set. After reading this article, I attempted to fit 4 loaded clips into one pouch. However, this was physically impossible.
    .......... Wilf Johns, Newcastle England, 14th of February 2012

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