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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. Announcement Sticky Thread What is the 'Vintage Military Gear' Forum?

    We’ve decided to create a new forum dedicated entirely to vintage combat gear. We know that there are many members here who also collect and study...

    Started by Harlan (Deceased)‎, 06-23-2011 10:10 AM
    forum, gear, military, vintage
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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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    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 10:35 AM
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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. Not just any old Mess Tins

    These British mess tins were given to my father in the late 1940's by a friend of the family who had served, for the whole of WW2, in the British...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 10-19-2019 08:15 AM
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    10-21-2019, 06:22 AM Go to last post
  2. Mystery Pouch?

    I have this mystery pouch that came from a UK dealer. It looks, to me, that it may be Yugoslav but there are no divisions for holding mags and no...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 10-20-2019 07:55 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    10-20-2019, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  3. WWII jungle hammock

    I picked one up from an estate sale today. It looks brand new, doesn't look like the ropes have ever had a knot in them, still covered in white...

    Started by Cofaler‎, 10-19-2019 06:31 PM
    hammock, jungle, wwii
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    10-19-2019, 06:31 PM Go to last post
  4. Alice Pouches, fake or genuine???

    I'm trying to figure out if these Alice pouches are fakes. They look reasonably well made but there are absolutely no markings on them at all. Will...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 05-03-2019 04:01 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    10-16-2019, 07:57 PM Go to last post
  5. Unknown P37? Items

    Hi all, A friend is looking to identity the two items pictured above, any details would be useful.

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 10-06-2019 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 204
    10-16-2019, 05:02 AM Go to last post
  6. Clansman Radio

    Recently took the plunge for a Clansman PRC 320, have the instructions etc and it works fine, just wonder if anyone had experience with them during...

    Started by bigduke6‎, 10-05-2019 08:29 AM
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    clansman, radio
    • Replies: 12
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    10-12-2019, 04:34 AM Go to last post
  7. Birthday Presetn from WW2

    My daughters got together and bought me a WWII USMC Bolo Knife. It is the one that the Corpsman carried. Photo as soon as I take a picture. ...

    Started by RudyN‎, 10-06-2019 11:38 PM
    birthday, presetn, ww2
    • Replies: 1
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    10-07-2019, 12:47 AM Go to last post
  8. Giant Size Mess Tin

    Another recent purchase is this giant size mess tin which I believe to be ex French army. One would assume that it is intended to cater for a number...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 09-24-2019 04:25 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 224
    10-03-2019, 03:23 PM Go to last post
  9. GSTP

    So I have bought a Grana GSTP, it is running but the crystal face is a trifle yellowed, it wasn’t a considered purchase, and I know nothing of these....

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 09-23-2019 09:50 PM
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 439
    09-27-2019, 02:26 PM Go to last post
  10. Mystery Pouch

    I recently picked up this pouch which the vendor thought may be some sort of "unit-made" or bespoke pattern 58 water bottle pouch. Although I don't...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 09-24-2019 04:07 PM
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 285
    09-27-2019, 01:00 AM Go to last post
  11. 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
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 199
    09-26-2019, 03:21 PM Go to last post
  12. 2 WWII and 1 WWI helmets found - one with Camouflage Cover

    Hi all, I'm just starting to learn helmets, and picked these up this weekend. I think the lined one with the camo cover is WWII, the lining...

    Started by AZshot‎, 09-22-2018 01:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    camouflage, cover, found, helmets, wwi, wwii
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,213
    09-26-2019, 10:46 AM Go to last post
  13. L42A1 Sling

    Hopefully a quick question for the combined knowledge of this group. Was the L42A1 ever issued with the 1907 leather sling, or only the nylon 1.5”...

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 09-18-2019 07:39 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 311
    09-21-2019, 03:04 AM Go to last post
  14. Help Identifying American Military items

    I am cleaning out storage boxes with items from my ancestors who have passed on. I need help from this community with respect to age and use

    Started by Badge01‎, 09-11-2019 02:36 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 305
    09-17-2019, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  15. Odd US MIlitary Canteen: 2 Quart Jeepo?

    I found this canteen at a garage sale today. Don't think I've ever seen one like this. It is made of hard OD plastic and measures 7" in diameter by...

    Started by TexasCheesehead‎, 09-13-2019 06:30 PM
    canteen, jeepo, military, odd, quart
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 204
    09-13-2019, 08:17 PM Go to last post
  16. German Helmets

    A useful guide to German helmets. TUTORIAL ON GERMAN WW1 WW2 HELMET DEVELOPMENTS | REGIMENTALS - YouTube

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 09-13-2019 07:17 PM
    german, helmets
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 107
    09-13-2019, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  17. USN Contract Pith Helmet

    I inherited from my father a USN pith helmet (photos attached). It is medium green in color and is marked "USN Contract N140 62236s-19047B." There...

    Started by USMA79‎, 09-11-2019 03:19 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 82
    09-11-2019, 03:19 PM Go to last post
  18. Canadian Steel Mark II Liner Identification?

    Hello, I've been going through a collection of military headgear and identifying the shells and liners to the best of my ability. I've come across...

    Started by SCMuseum‎, 09-06-2019 06:17 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 217
    09-10-2019, 01:00 PM Go to last post
  19. Rock Island Arsenal Ammunition Pouch

    Friday at the range I picked up a Rock Island Arsenal Leather Ammunition Pouch for $40.00 off a gentleman that was liquidating his ammo. I don't know...

    Started by usabaker‎, 09-08-2019 02:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 141
    09-08-2019, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  20. Looking for info on this X-ray Screen

    I have a military X-ray Protective Screen and i am looking for any info on it, its age, where it may have been used, and a general value. has...

    Started by mattd3083‎, 09-06-2019 12:30 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 134
    09-06-2019, 10:56 PM Go to last post

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