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Shotshell Pouch military?

Started by Keith , Dec 03 2017 08:53 AM

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#1 Keith

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 08:53 AM

Flea Market find this AM. No markings anywhere on it. Brass "Ideal" zipper with a nylon pull. With the nylon and brass "Ideal" zipper it would not be too old; however, is it military? The full width belt loop does not look US? Thanks.
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Posted 05 December 2017 - 09:36 AM

Looks like 1960/70s stuff... but I've never seen anything like that ever being issued.



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Posted 06 December 2017 - 08:50 PM

Assuming the ammo loops are about 12 gauge? If military I'd assume for flare or artillery crewman of some sort. No markings or nomenclature make me think not US GI. Judging by 1" wide ruler this wouldn't fit a standard GI pistol belt? I recall a belt in a local junk store that sat for years, like 20 years. Nobody could figure it out, until a book was published on US artillery in WW2. Specific to loaders and gunners of 155 crews. It also had no markings. 



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Posted 07 December 2017 - 04:45 AM

Thanks for the rplies. It will take a WW2 pistol belt as shown in this photo. Newer, nylon equipment belts are a little wider and would be difficult to thread the loop, but may be possible. The shotshell shown in the next photo is a 12 gauge, brass shell. Thanks again. keith
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