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Accessory pouch for belt

Accessory pouch for belt
Title
Accessory pouch for belt
Date 
1943
Medium 
Leather, iron, cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 9 in. ( 9.8 x 22.9 cm )
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Benjamin Rosen
Object Number 
1946.217
Marks 
stamped: back pouch: "RAHM & KAMPMANN/1943/KAISERSLAUTERN"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group