US M3 1911 Shoulder Holster, Enger-Kress maker

Very nice original WW2 issue 1944 dated leather shoulder holster for the Colt M1911 .45 pistol. Adopted in 1942, this holster was standard issue for aircraft and tank crews, and was often used by officers who preferred it to the hip holster. In combat areas, all sorts of troops found ways to "acquire" handguns and the regulations as to who was and wasn't permitted to carry them were rarely enforced. Original M3 holster made in "natural" leather. Embossed on the front U.S. meaning it was military issues (not civilian) and is nicely stamped on the reverse U.S.
ENGER-KRESS, not dated.

Availability: In stock

$295.00

US M3 1911 Shoulder Holster, Enger-Kress maker H149

US M3 1911 Shoulder Holster, Enger-Kress maker Description

Very nice original WW2 issue 1944 dated leather shoulder holster for the Colt M1911 .45 pistol. Adopted in 1942, this holster was standard issue for aircraft and tank crews, and was often used by officers who preferred it to the hip holster. In combat areas, all sorts of troops found ways to "acquire" handguns and the regulations as to who was and wasn't permitted to carry them were rarely enforced. Original M3 holster made in "natural" leather. Embossed on the front U.S. meaning it was military issues (not civilian) and is nicely stamped on the reverse U.S.
ENGER-KRESS, not dated.

US M3 1911 Shoulder Holster, Enger-Kress maker Additional Information

Catalog Number H149