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Old 04-20-2018, 09:26 AM
edlmann edlmann is offline
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Originally Posted by colemanw View Post
I am in need of a good shape 1942ish 1911 mag pouch but I'm nervous of fakes on ebay.. I'm not schooled well enough to tell them apart. Any advice?
There are a bunch of WWI examples out there in the surplus market which probably would have been issued during WWII. For instance:
click here for Numrich and scroll down. I remember buying some like these at gun shows in the '70s.

Very general rule-of-thumb: WWI pouches have 2 snaps (one over each pocket), WWII pouches have one snap in the center.
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