I got this small 3" X 5" leather belt pouch in a box of stuff at an estate sale. Can any of you guys give me any info about its putppose and what the various markings on it mean? Thanks in advance. Steve
1952 leather U.S. pouch
Posted 09 October 2016 - 06:42 AM
Posted 09 October 2016 - 08:00 AM
A first aid pouch to be worn with leather belt. Jefferson quartermaster department, rest are inspector initials. These leather accoutrements are typically worn by officers. Kevin
By 1952, Military Police items, I thought.
Posted 09 October 2016 - 08:09 AM
I agree -- MP belt gear (Officers were no longer wearing leather belts then.).
Not sure what initials on front are for -- possibly the soldier's. (Probably not inspector's marks.)
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