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Forum: Vintage Military Gear

Forum for general discussion by collectors of combat gear such as helmets, hats, uniforms, boots, patches, canteens, web gear, grenades, etc.

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  1. Question Global Thread Help: What Happened to all my pics I attached to posts?

    My apologies for the delay in giving everyone a thorough update, but I was up and down almost 36 hours addressing the outage, and I needed some...

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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator Harlan (deceased). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-06-2011 03:38 PM
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    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

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    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

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    There are some members who seem to experience site time-outs, or other problems when uploading pics as attachments to their threads and posts. It...

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    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question they’ve posted, I don’t think there’s anything more frustrating...

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    Answer: For your own protection and to help preserve them for future research by all members ... :thup: The reason we capture and store all...

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    The answer is YES … :beerchug: With the evolution of technology, many of our very active members want to keep current viewing our forums using...

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  1. Pattern 37 Gear

    Most of this I acquired over the last week. Two items I've had for a while, the Utility Pouch and the Holster. I have two others but don't have...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 07-11-2022 10:08 PM
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  2. Is this a Swiss military watch?

    It's small but is Swiss made and military looking.

    Started by gun papa‎, 08-05-2022 10:18 AM
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  3. Antique Naval Lantern

    Just putting it out there, but what are the odds one of you guys knows about naval stuff? I'm offered this brass naval lantern, oil burning from the...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 07-29-2022 05:10 AM
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  4. German Hats (post war, Police/Fire/unknown)

    I acquired a bunch of post war German hats. Looks like Police, Fire, Border guard, East and West German. Maybe some military. Is there some sources I...

    Started by Gewehr1911‎, 05-22-2022 05:50 PM
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  5. December 1943 regulation IJN work uniform tunic

    I'm not sure what the odds are that the only two Japanese uniform items I've ever found locally would both be Imperial Navy items, but I'm pleased...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 06-19-2022 07:22 PM
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  6. WWI Russian Mess Tin

    This one was a challenge to find. They don't come up often and when they do they tend to be crushed or filled with holes. This one has plenty of...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 06-16-2022 09:05 PM
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  7. USMC WWII Reversible Poncho and M1 Pouches

    I was inspired to find one of these after reading Jeff Shaara's book on Okinawa and the recent book on Marine equipment I picked up. Not sure if...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 06-02-2022 06:41 PM
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  8. British Indian Army Khulla

    I didn't find much at the WWII weekend flea market, a couple of books, a model, a couple of US canteen cups and a Khulla. It looks exactly like the...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 06-06-2022 06:36 PM
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  9. Treasure Chest??

    By way of introduction, I am new here, starting my first thread. I've been lurking long enough to believe that this is the correct place to post. ...

    Started by Clemson‎, 06-02-2022 03:21 PM
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  10. Italian P37 Pouches

    I've seen these Pattern 37 Basic Pouches being offered for sale and according to the vendor are of Italian origin. Does anyone know anything about...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 06-05-2022 01:41 PM
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  11. 1950's Jungle Green Uniform - Malaya

    This British Jungle Green uniform was well used in Malaya in the period 1957 - 59 by a National Serviceman who was a R.E.M.E. officer attached to the...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 05-11-2022 07:55 PM
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  12. WW2 USMC Pouches on a WW2 USMC 5 Snap Utility Belt

    I didn't list this under the Appraisal Thread because I need some information on thIs item and I still don't know what or how I'm going to list or...

    Started by imntxs554‎, 05-28-2022 09:24 AM
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    05-31-2022, 11:36 PM Go to last post
  13. 1914 Luger Holster question

    I am trying to identify the manufacturer of the listed holster. If you look closely, the maker appears in the background to the military markings...

    Started by 4004757‎, 05-20-2022 01:41 AM
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  14. US M-209-A Cypher Machine Pouch

    The Cypher machines are very rare, the pouches just a little uncommon. This one was (is) carrying an old style camera which is seems almost perfect...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-15-2022 08:15 AM
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    05-23-2022, 12:43 PM Go to last post
  15. Browning 1917 MG Third Generation M1A1 Steam Condensing Can

    My weird collection just got weirder today. Spotted this in an antique flea market and after figuring out what it was decided I had to keep it. Now...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-15-2022 06:56 PM
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  16. Modified USMC M43 Entrenching Tool

    I got a new book today on US Marine Corps gear. Called "782 Gear". I'm looking through it and there's a picture of a weird shovel I bought last...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-19-2022 08:53 PM
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  17. French Postwar Holster

    Sarco is selling these currently for cheap if anyone wants one. Sold as Foreign Legion holsters, they are like new but the brass rivets came covered...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-15-2022 07:58 AM
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    05-15-2022, 09:34 AM Go to last post
  18. German M34 Civic Helmet

    Not a combat helmet but still pretty cool. Mike found this one for me. I can't find any markings on the interior. I don't exactly know where to...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-15-2022 07:52 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-15-2022, 07:52 AM Go to last post
  19. French Kepi, need help with this one

    Yard sale pickup today. I have it identified as a French Army kepi, infantry. Beyond that, I know nothing. How old it is, period? Rank, what does...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-30-2022 08:57 PM
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    05-02-2022, 07:00 PM Go to last post
  20. WWII ladle

    It doesn't translate to the photos well but this says: US L T & S Co 1940

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-30-2022 07:42 PM
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    05-01-2022, 07:40 PM Go to last post

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