Nambu World: Type 94 Pigskin Leather Holster
Here is the back.
shows it open. When I got it the snap on the flap was separated and needed a
minor repair, but both original parts were present. My husband just gently
flared out the remaining part of the rivet stem so that it would hold the inner
piece of the snap and the thing holds together perfectly now. Note the Japanese characters to the left
of the magazine pocket.
shot shows the holster with the pistol, an original magazine and a reproduction
cleaning rod. The rod was often lost as the magazine was
pulled out so they are rare. It is in the right side of the magazine pouch, and
the top horizontal section of it can
just be seen above the magazine.
This close-up of the characters shows the family name gIshikawah (literally, gstone riverh). Japanese holsters were often marked with the name of the person to whom they were issued, and sometimes other info as well (rank, serial number of gun, etc.).
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