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#1 BOLO

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 06:05 PM

WW1 M1911 mag pouch with the original instructions sheet for use and care

 

 

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#2 milsurp_scout_14

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 07:56 PM

I have come across dozens of these pouches in my years of collecting, many minty fresh, and I've only seen one with the instructions (which I kept). Nice score!



#3 rambob

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Posted 23 May 2019 - 07:33 AM

Bolo, an amazing coincidence here in that I went to a gun show in Cleveland a few weeks ago and a vendor had a stack of assorted mag pouches. I never would have given them a second thought, but I was striking out that day. I started my search and the pouch on the bottom was a mint WWI pouch. I already have a few, but specifically opened it to search for the care instructions and BINGO, they were there and I bought the pouch for a grand total of $15.00. The pouch and instructions are identical twins of those you showed.

Bob

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#4 Browninggunner688

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Posted 23 May 2019 - 08:07 AM

Very nice pouch, been after one of these care sheets for a while now. I have several WW1 .45 magazine pouches even minty ones but never lucked on a pouch with the sheet.

Nick.

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Posted 23 May 2019 - 09:09 AM

About 15-20 years ago I remember a large number of these ammunition pockets with instructions at surplus stores and with dealers. Somewhere I have a pile of the instruction sheets that were removed to be tossed.

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#6 phantomfixer

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Posted 23 May 2019 - 11:06 AM

very cool item to have with the instructions...great find

 

Local AN store bought an unopened case with 500 WWII pouches 



#7 Keystone

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Posted 23 May 2019 - 04:13 PM

I picked up an eagle snap .45 pouch a while ago and saw some paper squished way down inside one of the pockets. I very carefully pulled it out and found on of these care sheets. This one is dated 6-22-16.

Tim

 

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#8 Backtheattack

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Posted 24 May 2019 - 07:52 AM

Great find, Have one in my collection, too, but are hard to find in Germany.



#9 Cap Camouflage Pattern I

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Posted 24 May 2019 - 09:40 AM

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Someone didn't read the paper.



#10 robinb

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Posted 24 May 2019 - 09:04 PM

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Someone didn't read the paper.

That's because the paper didn't come in the WW1 contract pouches. 



#11 Cap Camouflage Pattern I

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Posted 24 May 2019 - 09:12 PM

That's because the paper didn't come in the WW1 contract pouches. 

too bad, this one could have used it. Cost saving measure?



#12 M1Garandy

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Posted 25 May 2019 - 01:18 PM

If anyone is looking, here are a couple NOS Mills pouches with the instruction sheet: http://www.checkpoin...structions.html




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