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This is a very nice example of a private purchase officers map case. A variety of private purchase map cases where used and could have been civilian in nature or brought in the Heeres-Kleiderkasse in Berlin. Which i believe is the case with this example, as it is waffenampt and dated 1942.
A set of original M31 mess tins which has a camouflage finish. However the paint scheme is not wartime applied by post-war applied by a re-enactor. The lid of the mess tins are maker marked "ESB" and dated 1938. The lower half is also maker marked "AWI" and has a very faint 1935 date.
A set of original M31 mess tins, which has a camouflage finish. However the camouflage paint scheme is not original wartime finish but applied by a re-enactor. The lid of the mess tins are maker marked "ESB" and dated 1941. The lower half are also maker marked "DMN`" and dated 1940. The back of the mess tins are marked with the original wartime owners name "Berlau".
This is M1916 gas mask canister, which has a brown suffice rust patina to the outside The inside is in good condition retaining all of its black paint finish.
A good example of a Fernglas 08, which are maker marked "Emil Busch AG Rathatnow". The binoculars have clear optics and comes with their original leather strap with the dust cover still attached. However the button loops have torn on both ends. The binoculars comes with their original leather case, which is maker marked "G.P. Goerzad, Berlin" and retain its instruction label. The belt loops are missing.
This is a 1939 dated Wehrmacht issue wheat sack.
This pattern of K98 bayonet frog with the pommel retaining strap was originally issued to mounted personal. However an order ( HV 39C, No119) dated 25th January 1939, stated, the cavalry pattern bayonet frog would be issued to all troops. This example is in good condition.
This pattern of the K98 bayonet frog with the pommel retaining strap was originally issued to mounted personal, however an order (HV39C, No.119 ) dated 25th January 1939 stated, the bayonet frog would be issued to all troops. This example is in good condition, has the three letter makers code "arg" which identifies the maker as "Maschinenfabrik. Gebr.Wansleben" and dated 1942.
This is standard pattern leather bayonet frog for the K98 bayonet. This example is in good condition with a very faint maker's mark.
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