MP44 which means Machinenpistole 1944 used the above style magazine.
This Nazi magazine is marked “qlw” and was made in 1945.
“MP44” is stamped into the lower half of the mag. The floor plate is marked “CHN” was indicates that it was made by Gebr. Reinhold, Maschinenfabrik und Eisengiesserei.
The magazine held the 7.92 Kutz (short) cartridge.
How to Identify an Authentic German MP44 Mag
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MP44 Assault Rifle Specifications
- Caliber – 7.92mm.
- Operation – Principle Gas operated, tilting bolt.
- Modes of Fire – Semi-automatic, full automatic.
- Feed Device – 30-round steel box magazine.
- Cyclic Rate of Fire – 500 rounds per minute.