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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: How do I upload pictures to my posts for storage on milsurps.com?

    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...

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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  1. Spanish Model Z M42 Helmet

    I thought that this video is quite good because it shows the early type liner as well as describing this style of Spanish helmet. Helmets of the...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 12-25-2019 05:10 PM
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  2. Ethiopian rifle slings

    Anyone have any ideas of what Ethiopians were using for slings when they were carrying Berdan rifles? Hole through the stock, rawhide strip in a...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 09-14-2020 10:44 PM
    ethiopian, rifle, slings
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  3. Any milsurp radio collectorss out there?

    Have a couple R-390a receivers and a Iraqi radio, almost like a walkey talkie. Anybosy out there have anythind? Got a couple Iraqi field phones too.

    Started by Hal O'Peridol‎, 09-07-2020 07:18 AM
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  4. German Luftshutz Helmet, Yard Sale Find

    Not super extraordinary. It's been repaired and repainted but for $20, it's a bargain. Liner and strap appear to be original. Manufacturde by...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 09-05-2020 10:46 AM
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  5. Iraqi M80 Helmet Desert Storm Bringback

    I've had a busy couple of days, Japanese Hoten Bayonet, Berdan Rifle and this helmet. Came to the conclusion that since I collect this stuff I...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 08-29-2020 07:53 PM
    bringback, desert, helmet, iraqi, m80, storm
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  6. Waited a looong time!

    Been after one of these for about 10 years I have 2 steel ones with a HEAT prac round in one of them plus what I was told is the rim carry handle for...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 08-22-2020 07:42 AM
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  7. WW2 Lice Comb

    I am struggling to read what exactly is written on this WW2 German lice comb which I assume to be the maker, rather than the original owner. I've got...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 08-16-2020 08:18 AM
    • Replies: 5
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  8. Japanese Canteens

    I found this had quite helpful information on Japanese canteens. The Evolution of IJA Canteens (1889-1945) Expanded Version

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 08-15-2020 11:57 AM
    canteens, japanese
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    08-16-2020, 05:15 AM Go to last post
  9. Eyewitness Museum Beek Netherlands stolen items, please share

    Dear members, can you please spread this Youtube film through your network of fellow collectors, maybe they will offer the stolen items on the...

    Started by UNPROFOR1994‎, 08-13-2020 06:18 AM
    beek, eyewitness, items, museum, netherlands, share, stolen
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  10. WWI German Belt Buckle & Assorted Militaria

    Good day all. I'd won a small lot of odds and ends at a local estate auction. There's a nice example of WWI German belt buckle, an English men's...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 07-26-2020 02:37 PM
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    08-09-2020, 06:11 AM Go to last post
  11. Scout Regiment and Telescope Signalling Lenses

    Hi all, I am looking for lens specifications for British telescopes, specifically the Tel Sig series and the sct. reg. MkII, would any one happen to...

    Started by Micheal Doyne‎, 07-27-2020 02:09 AM
    lenses, regiment, scout, signalling, telescope
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  12. Help identifying what these patches mean

    i recently have been interested in visiting army surplus stores and finding cool things i bought this cvc us army jacket and it has this Velcro hole...

    Started by mark090‎, 06-21-2020 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-22-2020, 02:43 PM Go to last post
  13. Real Bullet Holes?

    I picked up this aluminium utensil in a job lot of WW2 Italian and German mess tin lids. I got it off eBay from a UK seller who said that it came...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 07-17-2020 08:59 PM
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    07-18-2020, 11:27 PM Go to last post
  14. Waltham Canadian Issue Pocket Watch. Value?

    HELP!!! I have a line on a Waltham 8 day pocket watch, marked to the Canadian military. I'm not totally unlearned about commonwealth militaria,...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 06-22-2020 06:50 PM
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  15. Enfield L42A1 lens brush bottle

    Got mine recently from a member but there is one selling on the Bay for others looking.

    Started by Sgreg‎, 06-26-2020 06:54 PM
    bottle, brush, enfield, l42a1, lens
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  16. USMC Boyt 43 Holster

    Picked this up at the first weekend of a local flea market this morning. Not in the best of shape but I didn't pay a lot for it either. Bottom snap...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 06-21-2020 06:42 PM
    boyt, holster, usmc
    • Replies: 4
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    06-23-2020, 10:15 AM Go to last post
  17. Old rifle sling part missing

    G'day all I recently found the old sling (or part of) for a few dollars in the back of a second-hand shop, not too worried about if it's authentic...

    Started by Oysters‎, 06-18-2020 03:53 AM
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    06-19-2020, 03:05 AM Go to last post
  18. US pistol Belt Type and Age

    Picked up a US pistol belt today and have not had much luck identifying what type it is. I assumed it is Vietnam era as it came with a Nylon Alice...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 06-06-2020 10:42 PM
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    06-16-2020, 06:43 PM Go to last post
  19. Help Identifying Leggings and Headgear

    From what I have researched, the best I can tell this is a WW2 era "Enlisted Pippen Garrison Cap." The number "5351" is stamped inside on the cloth....

    Started by ozarkmac‎, 06-10-2020 02:28 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-11-2020, 01:19 PM Go to last post
  20. Smile Cosmoline blead out on 1903 stock

    Interested in your best method of removing accumulated cosmoline in my old 1903 (low number). This one was returned from Greece and I've never...

    Started by oldbenn‎, 06-07-2020 03:35 PM
    1903, blead, cosmoline, stock
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