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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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    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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    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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-26-2016 09:16 AM
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  1. Some Pre WW1 Items I picked up yesterday.

    And what is the 1909 artillery about?

    Started by diopter‎, 05-30-2020 09:18 AM
    items, picked, pre, ww1, yesterday
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    05-31-2020, 09:49 AM Go to last post
  2. Help identifying holsters

    I bought a bag of old holsters and two of them I could use the forums help in identifying. I pretty sure that the first one is a US Military .38...

    Started by usabaker‎, 05-30-2020 01:05 PM
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    05-30-2020, 06:16 PM Go to last post
  3. Dating a NAGANT M1895 Holster?

    I've decided to pick-up a Nagant Model 1895 pistol that was made in 1920 (during the Russian Civil War from what I'm reading) I would like to try and...

    Started by usabaker‎, 04-29-2020 10:09 AM
    dating, holster, m1895, nagant
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    05-30-2020, 01:10 PM Go to last post
  4. Surplus Navy parachute?

    I came across this parachute while I was digging through a barn full of cars. The canopy is white orange and green. The plparachute says it's a U.S...

    Started by Ace2600‎, 05-16-2020 02:17 PM
    navy, parachute, surplus
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    05-30-2020, 10:24 AM Go to last post
  5. Brass US web belt hanger

    First off, I need one of these. Second, what's the best way to install one on a leather holster. I obviously don't want to get one and break it in...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-23-2020 11:18 AM
    belt, brass, hanger, web
    • Replies: 4
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    05-28-2020, 08:20 PM Go to last post
  6. Unknown Military coat identification

    Bought this coat at the thrift store, and I believe it’s a military issued coat but not sure, I could be wrong and it’s not one, no date or anything...

    Started by matt2go‎, 03-22-2020 12:49 AM
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  7. Small 1/2 Litre WW2 German Canteen

    Yes, you've read it correctly, 1/2 litre, just like the standard canteen only smaller. Does anyone know anything about these uncommon canteens,...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 05-21-2020 06:51 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-22-2020, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  8. Military Holster Care

    Does anyone have a suggestion for cleaning and maintaining WWi and WWii Leather Holsters. I have some that have a "GREEN" waxy substance around the...

    Started by usmcvet1967‎, 05-10-2020 05:34 PM
    care, holster, military
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    05-10-2020, 06:46 PM Go to last post
  9. Value of Rimless Eagle M1910 Canteen Cover

    I am unable to find other examples of covers with this same belt hook. Was curious to value. Thanks in advance.

    Started by snackattacker‎, 05-09-2020 02:43 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 81
    05-09-2020, 02:43 PM Go to last post
  10. R.E.L. Binoculars

    Good day all! I have a shot at a pair of R.E.L. WWII binoculars with the case in overall very good condition (considering). Though I haven't had a...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 12-09-2019 11:28 AM
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    • Replies: 18
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    05-08-2020, 06:21 AM Go to last post
  11. Value Village MKII Helmet find

    I found this at the second hand store. I did a search and found it was a Canadian MKII WWII helmet (correct me if I'm wrong). It will display nicely...

    Started by Salt Flat‎, 05-03-2020 09:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 187
    05-04-2020, 12:20 AM Go to last post
  12. Telescopes

    Would anyone know a supplier of lenses for scout reg or tele sig telescopes? Specifically the objective lens groups?

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 04-30-2020 03:52 PM
    telescopes
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 147
    04-30-2020, 03:52 PM Go to last post
  13. MK III No. 5034 JWH PTY LTD Australia

    I ran across a MK III No. 5034 JWH PTY LTD Australia compass and can not find out much about it. I have seen similar such as the marching compass but...

    Started by Gremreeper1967‎, 04-27-2020 02:26 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 125
    04-27-2020, 02:26 PM Go to last post
  14. Manpack Carrier Shelf

    Is this the correct shelf for general use on the British Manpack Carrier for say carrying an ammunition box, please? Or was this shelf intended just...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 04-12-2020 07:51 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 258
    04-13-2020, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  15. B17

    B17

    Started by xring3‎, 04-12-2020 11:18 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    04-13-2020, 12:04 AM Go to last post
  16. Mitten shell trigger finger M1951

    I have had these gloves a long time, they had been issued to me. The pair shown has the inside glove also with the trigger finger. This pair is...

    Started by RCS‎, 04-09-2020 06:14 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 147
    04-09-2020, 07:02 PM Go to last post
  17. US M-1965 Jacket

    I've had this US M-1965 jacket for a few years and it was given to me by a friend having been owned by her late husband. I believe that the chap had...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 04-07-2020 07:07 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 255
    04-08-2020, 11:13 PM Go to last post
  18. Sealing or Luting Material for Joints and Screws

    So given this long enforced period of stay at home time I am thinking of servicing my rather extensive collection of decrepit No.2 binoculars....

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 04-08-2020 05:15 AM
    bino no.2, joints, luting, material, mineral jelly, screws, sealing, selling
    • Replies: 0
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    04-08-2020, 05:15 AM Go to last post
  19. Need ID on flashlight. Is it military

    Attached pics show a flashlight that looks old and of military design. I was told it was from WWI. No markings found inside or out. If it is...

    Started by Steve762‎, 04-03-2020 10:49 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 182
    04-03-2020, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  20. Tokarev Holster Versions?

    Being stuck at home due to COVID-19 I have been spending much more time looking at stuff on the various internet site. I thought it would be nice to...

    Started by usabaker‎, 04-01-2020 08:51 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 145
    04-03-2020, 06:10 PM Go to last post

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