Multi-piece supple leather construction accented with rivets and fittings. The holster features an open top, fully functioning single securing strap. To the reverse, one thick leather strap which fastens to a belt. Stamped on the interior, both the maker mark “Hinkel & D’Orville Offenbacha.m” and date of “1916” accompanied by a partial depot stamp. Despite some cracking on the securing strap, the holster remains in excellent shape.
World War One Imperial German Officer 7.65mm Holster Dated 1916 & Depot Stamped
SKU: A-0118 Categories: Central Powers, Imperial Germany, The First World War 1914 - 1918 Tags: Equipment, Fieldgear, First World War, German, Germany, Holster, Officer, WW1
Constructed of non-magnetic meganese and a steel rim, this second pattern Mk. I retains the majority of exterior finish. Inside, the liner remains largely intact though the chinstrap has been lost to time. Though the leather is slightly dry, the oil cloth remains supple, and netting is in tact. The helmet supplier is stamped "BURYS".