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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-21-2021 01:16 PM
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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 04:38 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...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-02-2017 02:32 PM
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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,...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-08-2016 11:35 AM
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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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    Today’s Internet exposes computer users and the web sites they access, to a wide range of malicious pieces of infectious software code, designed to...

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    We understand you may be impatient to get on with placing your advertisement, but we would ask that you please read this post carefully, in order to...

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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-01-2011 10:52 AM
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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator cafdfw (Harlan). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

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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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    A lot of members don't realize that our site supports multiple interfaces, often referred to as Forum Skins. Fundamentally, there are three...

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  1. U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps Field Safe/Strong Box

    This is something you don't really see every day. So I thought I would share it. In Mid-December 2022, a local message board had an announcement...

    Started by Fushigi Ojisan‎, 01-27-2023 08:19 AM
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  2. Rare Canteen Cup and Cover

    Did a full day of antiquing today. Did a roughly 100 mile round route. Not much luck until the last stop. Spotted a canteen, looked at the price...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 01-29-2023 01:08 AM
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  3. WWI US Collar Disks

    I wanted to get collar disks to go with my WWI tunic so I did my usual eBay scanning and picked up these and a US disk in a separate auction. These...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 01-21-2023 10:26 PM
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  4. British Pre WW2 helmet help/advice needed

    So i purchased this at auction not being sure of the origin country or really much of anything. We were leaning towards Belgian but were...

    Started by mnmkeller‎, 12-23-2022 12:37 PM
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  5. M-30 German WWII Gas Mask with Case

    This is my Christmas Present. My wife is getting pretty good at this. This is not what I went to the auction for but after all the rifles fell...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 12-17-2022 08:02 PM
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  6. Vintage Brown Leather Ammo Pouch

    Here's a head-scratcher. I acquired this brown leather ammo pouch and I can't figure out the country of origin. There is a name, presumably a...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 12-14-2022 03:32 PM
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  7. USAAF A-9 Summer Flight Helmets

    Box lot of three helmets, two A-9's and picked up at auction for a good bit less than one sells for on the WWW. Don't really know anything about...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 12-17-2022 07:19 PM
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  8. Unidentified Leather Flight Helmet

    I bought three flight helmets at an auction today. The first two are easy, A-9 USAAF summer helmets made of canvas with sheepskin ear pieces on the...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 12-17-2022 07:00 PM
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  9. AK47 Bayonet Trainer

    I find some bizarre stuff while searching ebay. I don't even remember why this came up. It was rough but cheap but they didn't know what it was so...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 11-18-2022 09:26 PM
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  10. Need help identifying US Army shirts

    Went to a large indoor yard sale today and was just looking at this guys stuff and he made me an offer I couldn't refuse. Buy it all for $40. ...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 11-20-2022 07:57 PM
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    11-21-2022, 08:58 AM Go to last post
  11. Swift spotting scope

    Does anyone have the military and/or civilian instruction manuals for this spotting scope that they could post or email to me? Swift MKII...

    Started by sigma_pete‎, 11-12-2022 07:15 PM
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  12. Remington MKIII Flare Pistol

    I discovered my little town has a second gun shop on Monday. Today I stopped in figuring due to the decor that they wouldn't have anything I would...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 11-16-2022 07:00 PM
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  13. Identification of tools?

    Started by MG1918‎, 10-15-2022 04:08 AM
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  14. trying to identify military patch!

    Hi just trying to identify the small patch with the map of Africa, I know the Chindits badge and I believe it to be an original, but I do know...

    Started by skiprat‎, 11-04-2022 08:23 PM
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  15. Spanish Web Gear

    I'm having a CETME C built and I was wondering what web gear did the Spanish use during it's tenure? Haven't been able to pull up anything. Don't...

    Started by RossMkIIEnjoyer‎, 10-31-2022 01:31 PM
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    11-02-2022, 09:33 PM Go to last post
  16. PZF 44 - 2A1 optics

    Hi all. I have a couple of these optics and I have two different versions. One has a rail on top with what looks like a lens on top. Does anyone know...

    Started by samurighost‎, 10-23-2022 02:36 PM
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  17. German WWII Fur Rucksack

    Still learning about these and this one seems to be something in the middle so not exactly sure what model it would be considered to be. These basic...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 10-15-2022 12:11 PM
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    10-17-2022, 06:52 PM Go to last post
  18. 1st birthday present

    My family knows my interest in collecting military equipment and so they surprised me for my birthday. Since Washington State has put the Kabosh on...

    Started by BEAR‎, 10-08-2022 05:50 PM
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    10-13-2022, 01:46 AM Go to last post
  19. 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 04:21 PM
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    10-04-2022, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  20. 75mm shell casing

    Any ideas what a 75mm shell casing from 1944 would be worth? Thanks for any help?

    Started by oneshot37‎, 09-19-2022 04:42 PM
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