~ WW1 German Cavalry Ammunition Pouch ~
This is a dark brown leather, German cavalry ammunition pouch. There are two belt loops on the reverse and another steel loop towards the top of the pouch. The pouch is able to fit two clips per pocket which was the case for cavalry pouches of the time.
The reverse of the pouch is stamped with a label which reads “Fr Bierenbrieier Kehl" withe the year of manufacture 1915.
~ Dimensions ~
The pouch is 9inches (23cm) wide, 4.25inches (10.8cm) tall and 2 inches (4.7cm) deep.
Each indiviidual pocket is approximately 2 inches (5cm) wide, 1.1 inches (2.8cm) deep and 3.5 inches (9cm) tall.
The pouch weighs 223grams.
~ Condition ~
There is some surface wear to the leather but no major damage. Some of the stitching on the flap of the center pocket has been lost but it has not loosened the strap.
The steel parts have healthy patina.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £12 or the pouch can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.