Original Early WWI Era German Military Brown Leather Stock Holster Harness for the German Mauser C96 Broomhandle Pistol - Marked: C. Munchen - Dated 1917 - Very Nice Condition.
This is the Leather Harness ONLY. The wooden stock holster is NOT included.
The leather is soft and supple. There are no cracks or crazing in the leather.
All the seams are intact, no fraying. There is a vintage repair to the seam of the upper strap, see photo. Also the retention strap for the cleaning rod, is no longer present.
The rear of the harness is marked: C. Munchen and it is dated 1917. The marking are clear and easy to read. This harness is in very nice condition, they are very hard to find in this shape. This would be a welcomed addition to any WWI Collection or just to have a home for your captured C96 Broomhandle Pistol.
See Anthony Vanderlinden's book "Holsters and Shoulder Stocks of the World". Check out my other items. The item "WWI German Leather Harness for Mauser C96 Broomhandle Pistol Stock Holster 1917" is in sale since Wednesday, September 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Germany\Other German WWI Orig.The seller is "koolstuff1958" and is located in Henderson, Nevada. This item can be shipped to United States.