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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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    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...

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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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    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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  1. anyone know what this is?

    I dont know what this is but guessing its some kind of insttrument, it makes a long rattling noise and vibrates when the trigger is released

    Started by johnalbert‎, Today 06:05 AM
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  2. Mystery Para Badge

    I found this para badge in my late father's box of miscellaneous cloth badges, buttons and other odds and ends. I've no idea where it came from, what...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, Today 02:51 PM
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  3. British Pith Helmet

    Picked this up at a flea market yesterday for $7 so no matter what, I'm not out much. I researched before buying and came to the conclusion it is...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-02-2021 02:35 PM
    british, helmet, pith
    • Replies: 1
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  4. Cold War (1980's) US Army .45 magazine pouch--correct item?

    Hello: Can anyone advise me which magazine pouch is appropriate for training/field use for an 1980's era US Soldier? I see pix of military policy...

    Started by 82Trooper‎, 01-21-2021 07:11 PM
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  5. 1945 Soviet Grenade Pouch

    Had one grenade, found the pouch, bought two more grenades. If anyone is interested, they are Bulgarian from Numrich and originally red.

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-26-2021 09:47 PM
    1945, grenade, pouch, soviet
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  6. US Mountain Troop Mess Kit

    Never knew these even existed until a little over a week ago when I won it on eBay. Only information I can find on them. This was issued to...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-17-2021 09:05 PM
    kit, mess, mountain, troop
    • Replies: 6
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  7. 1945 Soviet Grenade Pouch

    Had one grenade, found the pouch, bought two more grenades. If anyone is interested, they are Bulgarian from Numrich and originally red.

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-26-2021 08:40 PM
    1945, grenade, pouch, soviet
    • Replies: 0
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  8. Suncrorite 259

    So, I’ve come into a few drums of Suncrorite, any instruction on the use of? I know is: it seems to have been used on most things that wanted to be...

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 04-04-2021 04:19 AM
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    259, suncrorite
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    04-20-2021, 09:14 AM Go to last post
  9. Mystery Entrenching Tool

    Found this in a corner of an antique mall today. Marked as WWI Entrenching tool but I doubt the seller had a clue what it really was. I know I...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 03-06-2021 05:40 PM
    entrenching, mystery, tool
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 517
    03-23-2021, 08:30 PM Go to last post
  10. WTB

    Hello all, Looking for a...

    Started by Johnson7492‎, 03-20-2021 02:15 PM
    frame, pattern, ruck, set, wtb
    • Replies: 1
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    03-20-2021, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  11. Viet Nam Knife

    UNOPENED VIETNAM ONTARIO PILOTS SURVIVAL KNIFE 4/73 DATE NO RESERVE! - Collectible Knives at GunBroker.com : 894255641

    Started by AGB-1‎, 03-17-2021 05:52 AM
    knife, nam, viet
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 254
    03-19-2021, 08:57 PM Go to last post
  12. Type 30 Bayonet

    Type 30 Bayonet I picked up this bayonet the other day at a small antique store. While not in perfect condition, it does have some interesting...

    Started by Jet Fixer‎, 03-18-2021 08:18 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 167
    03-18-2021, 08:18 AM Go to last post
  13. WW2 helmet

    I would appreciate a few opinions concerning this helmet. I have had it a long time and rather certain the color is original and believe it is later...

    Started by RCS‎, 03-12-2021 09:44 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-16-2021, 12:24 AM Go to last post
  14. New York National Guard Helmet badge?

    I have my eye on what I'm told is a New York National Guard helmet badge. It's an attractive piece of militaria, but I have no idea of the era,...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 03-03-2021 04:38 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 256
    03-03-2021, 04:38 PM Go to last post
  15. U,S. Paratrooper switch blade

    RARE WW2 U.S. M2 PARATROOPER SWITCH BLADE! ALL ORIGINAL! NO RESERVE! - Other Military Collectibles at GunBroker.com : 892307572

    Started by AGB-1‎, 02-25-2021 07:09 PM
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    blade, paratrooper, switch
    • Replies: 12
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    03-01-2021, 11:15 PM Go to last post
  16. Repro German Paratrooper helmet

    I don't usually go in for repros much but found this at a flea market today and it was pretty cheap even as repros go. Quality also seems pretty...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 02-06-2021 06:24 PM
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    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 33
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    02-25-2021, 03:26 PM Go to last post
  17. Opinions on East German Helmets

    Decided last night that I need an East German helmet because it's somewhat unique in style. I'm aware they were farmed out to a few other countries...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 02-19-2021 01:19 PM
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    east, german, helmets, opinions
    • Replies: 11
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    02-23-2021, 10:32 PM Go to last post
  18. Help identifying vintage military spotting scope

    This was found amongst my late grandfather's belongings. He was in the Korean war but was also a collector of hunting and military stuff. There...

    Started by kermsurps‎, 02-16-2021 02:45 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 477
    02-22-2021, 12:49 PM Go to last post
  19. Denison Smock Sniper Modifications

    Within training literature there are various references to personal modifications by snipers to their smocks. I am particularly interested...

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 09-18-2019 12:41 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 17
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    02-20-2021, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  20. Makarov holster question

    Unfamiliar with Makarov holsters (and most things Russian), but I am curious....this strap...what is it for? The pistol looks to fit deep (and...

    Started by 82Trooper‎, 02-18-2021 12:05 PM
    holster, makarov, question
    • Replies: 2
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    02-18-2021, 08:39 PM Go to last post

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