The original cartridge belt for M-1903 Springfield Rifle. Formal nomenclature acquired.
Stock Number Reference: Belt, Cartridge, Dismounted, M-1923 FSN: 8465-162-6147 Assign Date: Unknown
Economic version of M1910 Mounted Cartridge Belt. On the latest version, a female snap is added to the pistol magazine pouch panel. Stock Number Reference: Belt, Cartridge, Mounted, M1917 stock number unavailable
Used by mounted units for carrying M-1903 Springfield rifle ammunition. Mounted version has nine pockets, one less than the dismounted version, leaves a blank panel for a M1912 Double Pistol Magazine Pocket. Stock Number Reference: Belt, Cartridge, Mounted, M1910 Stock Number Unavailable
Stock Number Reference: Belt, Cartridge, Dismounted, M-1923 Army Stock Number: 74-B-160
The old WWI BAR belts had a major problem that mad the belt uncomfortable to wear, and almost impossible for thin man. It was exceptionally wide and had a large buckle; this resticted movement, and in some cases prevented the wearer from bending forward against the bulk of the loaded […]
Shown one circa 1918, economic version. Had capacity for 20 five-round clip for M1903 rifle. Belt, Cartridge, Dismounted, M1917 no available stock number.
Shown one circa 1918. Holds 6 BAR magazines, 1 leather box for spare part and accessory and two M1911 magazines. There was a steel rifle butt cup settled on the right piece of the belt, which used for “walking fire” (or hip fire). BAR magazines were carried in special […]