BE03 15 Round Pocket, Mark I

Availability: In stock

$18.00

Similar to the 10 round pocket, the 15 round pocket is more square in shape, has two stud holes on its flap, and has a brass "dee" on the rear to take the front hook of the greatcoat carrier. It is designed to take three chargers placed in the pocket in sandwich fashion, the centre charger having the bullets pointing up. The Mk.I pocket was replaced with the Mk. II pattern in 1905.

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Introduced shortly after the Boer War, the Bandoleer Equipment, Pattern 1903 was used by a number of services until the end of the Second World War, despite being made obsolete by the Web Equipment, Pattern 1908, shortly after its introduction.

Similar to the 10 round pocket, the 15 round pocket is more square in shape, has two stud holes on its flap, and has a brass "dee" on the rear to take the front hook of the greatcoat carrier. It is designed to take three chargers placed in the pocket in sandwich fashion, the centre charger having the bullets pointing up. The Mk.I pocket was replaced with the Mk. II pattern in 1905.

This reproduction pocket is made from high quality, drum dyed, full grain leather. The buckles and studs are solid brass. The rivets are tin plated copper.