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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 12:16 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 03:38 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 01:32 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 10:35 AM
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  5. Question Global Thread Help: Why am I having a problem uploading pics to attach to my posts?

    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...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-26-2016 05:25 AM
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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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  10. Question Global Thread Help: Why are my images from Photobucket, ImageShack etc. copied to milsurps.com?

    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 09:52 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. 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 03:42 PM
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  2. 2nd Infantry Division stuff

    I got a call today from a woman I talked to sometime last year at a yard sale. I mentioned I was looking for military stuff and she said her dad had...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 09-12-2022 06:45 PM
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  3. Field Telephone Set Type J

    Back in the mid 1970's, long before mobile phones, my parents decided that some form of communication was required between the house and the garage....

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 09-04-2022 09:39 PM
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  4. Really Esoteric Q: Color of 1943 Romanian AA Helmets!

    Building a display of (some) hardware present during the 1 Aug 43 USAAF low level bombing attack on the oil refineries at Plo(i)esti, Romania. One...

    Started by tj214‎, 09-03-2022 07:58 PM
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  5. WWII Mae West

    I never know what I'm going to find next. Saw this, asked the price, walked away. Looked up how much they go for and went back. About a third the...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 08-28-2022 11:58 AM
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  6. WWII USMC Upper Pack

    Found this at a flea market this morning for $5. It is not dated but does have a manufacturers mark which I believe to be M W BEYER. I cannot find...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 08-26-2022 11:28 AM
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  7. WW1 rifle case re-issued WW2

    I have had this for years and could never find out what weapon this case is designed to carry. It will fit a WW1 BAR Model 1918, US M1917 Enfield...

    Started by RCS‎, 08-15-2022 10:03 AM
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  8. Thompson Submachine Gun Magazine Bag

    I picked this up yesterday along with an early Vietnam era butt pack. Paid $5 for it without knowing what it was. Did a search and came up empty. ...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 08-07-2022 08:30 PM
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  9. Unidentified Web Belt

    Found this web belt searching for pattern 37 stuff. It is not pattern 37 so it's misidentified. But what is it. It has me stumped. It is not...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 08-07-2022 05:03 PM
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  10. Pattern 37 Gear

    Most of this I acquired over the last week. Two items I've had for a while, the Utility Pouch and the Holster. I have two others but don't have...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 07-11-2022 10:08 PM
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  11. Is this a Swiss military watch?

    It's small but is Swiss made and military looking.

    Started by gun papa‎, 08-05-2022 10:18 AM
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  12. Antique Naval Lantern

    Just putting it out there, but what are the odds one of you guys knows about naval stuff? I'm offered this brass naval lantern, oil burning from the...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 07-29-2022 05:10 AM
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  13. German Hats (post war, Police/Fire/unknown)

    I acquired a bunch of post war German hats. Looks like Police, Fire, Border guard, East and West German. Maybe some military. Is there some sources I...

    Started by Gewehr1911‎, 05-22-2022 05:50 PM
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  14. December 1943 regulation IJN work uniform tunic

    I'm not sure what the odds are that the only two Japanese uniform items I've ever found locally would both be Imperial Navy items, but I'm pleased...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 06-19-2022 07:22 PM
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  15. WWI Russian Mess Tin

    This one was a challenge to find. They don't come up often and when they do they tend to be crushed or filled with holes. This one has plenty of...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 06-16-2022 09:05 PM
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  16. USMC WWII Reversible Poncho and M1 Pouches

    I was inspired to find one of these after reading Jeff Shaara's book on Okinawa and the recent book on Marine equipment I picked up. Not sure if...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 06-02-2022 06:41 PM
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  17. British Indian Army Khulla

    I didn't find much at the WWII weekend flea market, a couple of books, a model, a couple of US canteen cups and a Khulla. It looks exactly like the...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 06-06-2022 06:36 PM
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    06-08-2022, 07:08 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 03:21 PM
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    06-07-2022, 11:44 AM Go to last post
  19. Italian P37 Pouches

    I've seen these Pattern 37 Basic Pouches being offered for sale and according to the vendor are of Italian origin. Does anyone know anything about...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 06-05-2022 01:41 PM
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    06-05-2022, 04:37 PM Go to last post
  20. 1950's Jungle Green Uniform - Malaya

    This British Jungle Green uniform was well used in Malaya in the period 1957 - 59 by a National Serviceman who was a R.E.M.E. officer attached to the...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 05-11-2022 07:55 PM
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