The leather is soft and supple. The detachable stopper (or keeper) is marked "1851 OK" which stands for an early logo for "Otto Koberstein". The sling is complete with a sewn-on steel buckle and the detachable stopper (or keeper) that holds the sling in the butt stock. Please refer to the pics for more details. This is the actual sling you will get.
Will work on all German issue rifles with the cut-in stock, including the G41(W), the G41(M), the G43/K43, the MP43/1 MP43/MP44/MP45/StG44 and the StG45 and also the Yugo M. This is a very nice example of an original WW2 K98 sling which are getting harder to find as every day passes. Please note that the sling is made out of leather that it is over 70 years old and it was used in combat during the war. In our shop, there are different slings offered for different prices.
The price reflects condition and preservation of each sling. Please carefully check the photos before placing the order. The item "Original K98 German WWII Sling 98k 33/40 Mauser G43 rifle Otto Koberstein" is in sale since Saturday, February 24, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Personal, Field Gear".front" and is located in Saint-Petersburg. This item can be shipped worldwide.