This pouch was supposed to be worn on the left hand side of the webbing, with a similar pouch for the battery on the right. It is made of the same green lightweight cotton webbing as the rest of the 44 pattern tropical webbing.
As can be seen the pouch is secured by a quick release fastener on the front; this example is sadly broken. Whilst sharing many characteristics with the contemporary 44 pattern set, this pouch is not strictly speaking part of that set, as it is not listed in the pamphlets of equipment, rather it is an associated piece of equipment designed to be compatible with the main webbing set.
The rear of the pouch is virtually identical to the 44 pattern ammunition pouches, but is marginally wider to accommodate the larger radio set.
A pair of metal loops are sewn to the pouch to attach it to the waist belt.
The rear also has a radio stores' code of "ZA33126" and the letter "L" indicating it is to be worn on the left.
The base of the pouch has a small drainage hole. This combined with the waterproof casing of the WS88 set allowed the operator to wade through water and still use the radio at the end of it.
The top flap of the pouch has a large opening allowing the user to operate the WS88 set.
A small pocket runs down the side of the pouch to hold the aerial when not in use.
This pouch was manufactured by MECo in 1948.
Standard UK postage and packaging is £3.99.
The majority of parcels arrive within two days of dispatch.
This applies to most of the UK, including Northern Ireland, Scilly Isles, Isle of Man and Outlying Scottish (please see below for exceptions).
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If you live outside of the UK, delivery will cost a minimum of £25.00 by International Airmail and will take 10 to 14 days to arrive. This will vary depending on weight and destination country. By default, shipping to Europe costs £25.00 and shipping to the rest of the world costs £50.00. Rest of the world shipping will be adjusted prior to dispatch of your order if the parcel is under 2kg. Please contact us before ordering if you are unsure.
Payments will be refunded if the shipping cost is less than charged at the checkout. Please note that international orders are usually dispatched towards the end of the week.
Channel Islands deliveries are £5.00 if the parcel is up to 2kg in weight, and £13.00 for parcels heavier than 2kg. Weights are estimated and we will adjust the price prior to dispatch if it is less than the amount paid.
Republic of Ireland deliveries are £13.00.
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