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Our Mosin Nagant ammo pouches are completely original Russian military surplus items. Upon receiving the pouches, you will notice that they are – despite being used – in excellent cosmetic and working condition. Constructed from a variety of materials, including brown pebble-textured leather, smooth tan leather and solid metal rivets, these ammo pouches were handcrafted and built to last – enabling you to safely store or carry your Mosin Nagant ammunition for years to come.
The Mosin Nagant ammo pouch is a dual ammo pouch, offering two separate pockets for storage. Each pouch can comfortably store approximately 20 rounds of 7.62x54mmR ammunition on stripper clips for a total of 40 rounds. The pouch also features slotted strap and stud fasteners that ensure a secure closure. Additionally, the reverse of each pouch includes belt loops designed to allow simple transport.
When a collector requires a “correct” firearm, original accessories serve to sweeten the setup. The Mosin Nagant ammo pouch will do well to enhance the historical accuracy of your Mosin Nagant 91/30 or M44 Carbine. While this piece was obviously designed to carry ammunition, there is nothing stopping someone from using it as a cell phone carrying case. It’s always great to see old military surplus items taking on modern uses. You may consider the Mosin Nagant ammo pouch for:
- Costumes (Especially Cable and Deadpool costumes)
- Theater and stage production
- Movie production
- Many modern uses…
An Extremely Brief History of the Mosin Nagant
The Mosin Nagant is a bolt-action, military rifle dating back to the late 1800s. After the Russo-Turk War led the Russian military to rethink their in-service firearms (then mostly Berdan single-shot rifles) the military selected a new rifle to issue to its troops. After much refinement and deliberation, a rifle known as the Mosin Nagant emerged victorious – an amalgam of Sergei Ivanovich Mosin’s 3-line rifle and Leon Nagant’s 3.5-line rifle. Over the years, scores of variations have been produced. Since I’m no historian, you’ll have to do some research of your own if you want further information.