GERMAN WW2 MG42/34 SPARE BARREL CASE WITH SHOULDER STRAP
MG42 SPARE BARREL METAL CASE WITH STRAP -GERMAN WWII ORIGINAL
MG42 spare barrel case with fitted compartment for one barrel, external securing catch and canvas sling.
The metal barrel protector or carrier, known as "Laufschutzer 42" (in German) was issued with every MG42 or MG34 machine gun.
It was manufactured to store and protect a spare barrel on the go. Hot barrels were changed frequently which made the case a must have.
Marked: Laufschutzer 42
Probably was repainited after the war.