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Auction Date: December 2, 2011

Lot 1558: Rare 1938 Dated R.B.D. Marked Holster for a W

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Rare 1938 Dated R.B.D. Marked Holster for a Walther PP and R.B.D. Patch
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $2,000
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Serial #Rare 1938 Dated R.B.D. Marked Holster for a W ManufacturerNone ModelNone
TypeOther Gauge Catalog Page27
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DescriptionBlack leather construction with magazine pouch on the front and single belt loop on the back. There is a factory installed round leather patch on the backside of the flap stud. The inside of the upper flap is ink stamped "1938" and "Walther/P.P." and the lower portion of the inside is ink stamped "R.B.D /KASSEL" in a square. The lower flap is stamped with the Akah insignia below "D.R.G.M.". The RBD or Reichs Bahn Deutschland issued Walther PP and PPK pistols to their security personnel. Complete with a 2 3/4 inches x 3 5/8 inches black cloth patch with gold stitched eagle swastika over "RBD Kassel".

ConditionVery fine. There is some minor flex wear and cracks on the upper flap and some minor flex wear on the lower flap. There is some wear on the inside of the upper flap where the magazine base came in contact. Overall there are a few minor scuffs and scratches on the exterior and the stitching remains tight. The patch is excellent.
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