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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?

    Weíve 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 11:10 AM
    forum, gear, military, vintage
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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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    The answer is YES Ö :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. QuadFifty Korea

    Looking at the wrong end of a quad fifty in Korea. K9 AFB Pusan Korea 1953 on Radar Hill. Imgur: The magic of the Internet

    Started by Cosine26‎, 12-13-2018 08:51 PM
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    01-12-2019, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  2. Swedish M26 Helmet

    Picked up a Swedish M26 helmet today that is in great condition only it's missing the liner. Figured that shouldn't be too tough to do but Sweden...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 12-30-2018 07:16 PM
    helmet, m26, swedish
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 338
    01-10-2019, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  3. Looking for information on WWII Army Vet ...

    I'm looking for some information on a U.S. Army Veteran. I purchased a small lot of Army equipment a few years ago that had some uniform parts. There...

    Started by rlc_hntr‎, 12-27-2018 12:23 AM
    army, information, vet, wwii
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    12-27-2018, 12:39 PM Go to last post
  4. Moving NVDís through x-ray machines.

    I have a pair of night vision binoculars (Baigish 6-M) that I am going to be moving between countries, and Iím worried that the airport x-ray machine...

    Started by r4sl‎, 12-26-2018 07:40 AM
    machines, moving, nvdís, xray
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    12-27-2018, 05:23 AM Go to last post
  5. Spanish helmet badges

    I recently acquired a Spanish M43 helmet and would like to get the correct badge for it for the WWII time period. Most images I have seen are of...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 12-24-2018 01:17 AM
    badges, helmet, spanish
    • Replies: 1
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    12-24-2018, 01:34 AM Go to last post
  6. Waffen SS dog tag?

    I came across what I think is a German dog tag today at a yard sale. One side is marked Waffen SS A the other side is marked SS-Flak.E.Rgt ...

    Started by jbm‎, 12-22-2018 09:11 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    12-23-2018, 06:30 PM Go to last post
  7. Luftschutz Helmet

    I was given a 3 piece Luftschutz helmet, no liner but the size decal is in place and the inside is Luftwaffe blue. Outer shell was rattle can...

    Started by Major 2‎, 12-17-2018 06:31 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    12-19-2018, 03:36 AM Go to last post
  8. Ww2 canvas drop cases for Mosin nagant

    Hello, I recently ran across these cases on eBay and was wondering if anybody out there knows if these are legit or not.I myself have never seen any...

    Started by jond41403‎, 11-29-2018 09:59 AM
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    12-18-2018, 01:34 PM Go to last post
  9. Think I found my 1st gear treasure. Mills Holster 1905

    Thought I'd share this. I bought 3 boxes of old holsters and web gear a few weeks back and this was in it. I took it to two of our local militaria...

    Started by MinerJohn‎, 09-30-2018 05:49 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 580
    12-01-2018, 12:46 PM Go to last post
  10. US Extreme Cold Weather Canteen

    Spotted one of these at an antique market last Sunday and as the price seemed to be right bought it. Looks to be unused. I wondered what made it...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 11-21-2018 08:35 AM
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    • Replies: 11
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    11-26-2018, 07:10 PM Go to last post
  11. Mills Bomb replica/trainer

    I've been wanting a Mills bomb for my displays for some time now but not willing to pay what people are asking for one and replicas seen to be out of...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 10-20-2018 11:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    bomb, mills, replica or trainer
    • Replies: 11
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    11-13-2018, 01:04 PM Go to last post
  12. Mu Blood chit.

    Verified by flyer who flew the Hump.

    Started by A. F Medic‎, 10-08-2018 10:26 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 394
    10-11-2018, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  13. 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 02:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    camouflage, cover, found, helmets, wwi, wwii
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,189
    10-04-2018, 12:46 PM Go to last post
  14. Ammunition crate

    I picked this up at a garage sale a few weeks ago. Just curious about how old it might be, and if the handles and hardware look original. Thanks.

    Started by Littlejohn‎, 09-20-2018 10:35 PM
    ammunition, crate
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 508
    09-21-2018, 06:43 PM Go to last post
  15. M1 Helmet Liner ?

    Hi I wonder if some could please tell me the origin of this liner, I thought it might be Korean War period but I am not to sure that its not of...

    Started by boristhepig‎, 09-18-2018 07:53 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 428
    09-21-2018, 08:41 AM Go to last post
  16. BAIGISH-6M Soviet night vision binoculars

    Saw these at the local market, been thinking about getting them, but Iím finding it hard to get any information on them.

    Started by r4sl‎, 08-27-2018 05:51 AM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 981
    09-18-2018, 09:07 AM Go to last post
  17. Case, Carrying M12 - For Telescopes M23, M1918, and M1918A2

    Hello all. The subject line says it all. A friend-of-a-friend offered this to me. I've not seen it yet, just these pictures. I can't find a...

    Started by rcathey‎, 09-07-2018 09:39 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 383
    09-10-2018, 07:12 PM Go to last post
  18. Blacker Bombard 29mm Spigot mortar bomb manufacture.

    I have acquired a mint 29mm spigot mortar tail and drum fin. The drum fin is marked PTS 42 anyone know who the manufacture is PTS.

    Started by Topfmine‎, 09-08-2018 05:37 PM
    29mm, blacker, bomb, bombard, manufacture, mortar, spigot
    • Replies: 1
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    09-10-2018, 04:47 AM Go to last post
  19. Flying Fortress garrison cap

    Picked up a khaki garrison cap at a local estate sale with a B-52 printed on the lining with Flying Fortress wording. No other markings. Not...

    Started by Leggett71‎, 09-09-2018 09:41 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 349
    09-09-2018, 11:03 AM Go to last post
  20. Anyone wanting this

    Calibre/Item: Parts 308W Make: Lithgow Model: L1A1 Semi Auto Condition: Good Price: $1525 Advertised: 6/09/2018 Licence number: 319999V ...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 09-06-2018 05:20 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 468
    09-08-2018, 02:20 PM Go to last post

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