To me it looks more like a privately purchased mapcase as worn by french officers during WWII...carrying strap is missing...
"I didn't use any weapon in combat during the war, but i killed hundreds, perhaps thousands of men...they're now at the bottom of the sea"
Walter Borg (ex-MI6) Agent and radio operator in Malta, Tunisia and Italy between 1941 and 1945. Arrested twice, tortured twice, escaped twice, survived the war...
"The future torments us, the past holds us, that is why the present escapes us."
In Memoriam :
Laurent Huart (1964-2008)
I have seen ww1 German ones the same
Thanks for your replies - I'm still not sure.
I came across this item when searching - the male poppers are the same as my case.
RARE WWII Period German Brown Leather Map Case Stocko Buttons Germany See | eBay
What does anyone else think?
Crazy price i sold a ww1 last year for 80 euros ,