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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...

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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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    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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    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

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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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    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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    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 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. Mystery Holster (Luger?)

    Bought this this morning from an older collector who says his best guess is Lithuanian Luger holster from WWII. No markings that I can find.

    Started by Aragorn243‎, Yesterday 10:42 AM
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  2. Tele. Attachment Headgear Box Repair

    I purchased this headphone storage box on eBay not realising that the bottom 2 1/2" had been removed meaning that it wasn't tall enough to store...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 04-15-2024 06:00 AM
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  3. Soviet helmet?

    Neighbor gave this to me when I was a kid and it's been on a wall in the shop behind my family's house for at least 40 years. My son says it's...

    Started by mnmkeller‎, 04-01-2024 08:15 AM
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  4. Zuckerman Helmet

    One of those weird items I spotted years ago, wanted and never found one that the price and condition were right. Finally checked it off my want...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 03-12-2024 07:33 PM
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  5. The Victory Bell

    These bells were made just after WW2, in the UK, to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund and were cast from aluminium salvaged from German...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 03-16-2024 06:33 AM
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  6. McClellan WWI Saddle

    I got some additions to my saddle today. Collector liquidation on eBay. Stirrups and Cinch Strap. I know very little about horses or saddles but...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 02-07-2024 06:45 PM
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  7. 1944 M2 Compass

    Every once in a while, if a person keeps tabs, you can score a deal on Ebay. I spotted this WW2 1944 M2 compass made by William Ainsworth and Sons...

    Started by Nehalem Man‎, 03-16-2024 11:12 AM
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  8. Odhams Complete First Aid Outfit Book and ARP

    One of the more "quirky" items that I have in my WW2 home front collection is this combined first aid kit and book with the addition of air raid...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 03-14-2024 06:47 PM
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  9. M1916 Holster "spreader" or toe insert or whatever it"s called help

    I have a decent condition M1916 holster (a Bucheimer) that's somehow missing the little insert or plug or barrel rest or spreader thingy that's...

    Started by CatBacker88‎, 03-10-2024 12:34 PM
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  10. USMC WWII Short Blanket Roll

    Decided today to set up my USMC pack system with the short blanket roll which consists of on shelter half, one blanket, one tent pole, 5 tent stakes...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 02-18-2024 10:55 AM
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    02-25-2024, 08:18 PM Go to last post
  11. US WW1 helmet pieces of kit...some unknown

    Won this auction so these are all I have for pics for now. Helmet has the blue arrowhead of the 36th infantry division which was also a WW2...

    Started by mnmkeller‎, 02-16-2024 06:33 PM
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  12. 1944 Pattern Jungle Boots

    Something else that I haven't seen before or was aware of are these boots, according to the vendor, 1944 Pattern Jungle Boots. 80) Unissued 1940s...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 02-02-2024 03:32 PM
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  13. Iraqi Desert Storm Insignia

    Spotted this on Ebay the other day. It's supposed to be all the various branch insignias of Iraq during the Desert Storm period.

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 01-29-2024 06:19 PM
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  14. Spare Valve Case

    I have this spare valve case which I assume to be post WW2 due to most of the valves being small sized. The case appears to be made out of...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 01-13-2024 09:54 PM
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  15. Case Spare Valves No.4A, No.4G & No19

    I have recently been looking at the above spare valve cases of which the linings are nearly always missing on the surplus market. While the UK made...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 01-02-2024 03:32 PM
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  16. WWI Holster Gromet

    Hi, I am looking for a brass grommet for a 1911 Holster. It is the one at the bottom of the holster where the leather leg ties attach to the...

    Started by twines‎, 11-16-2023 08:24 AM
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    11-25-2023, 11:28 PM Go to last post
  17. Blanco KG3

    Does anyone know of a source for original Blanco Khaki Green No3, I picked up a few mismatched bits of patt 37 webbing from the War and Peace show,...

    Started by bigduke6‎, 07-29-2017 04:13 AM
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    11-24-2023, 06:14 AM Go to last post
  18. Second Porcelain Canteen

    Another eBay pickup. My second porcelain canteen. Wasn't planning to make a collection of these but it was there.

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 11-20-2023 07:57 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    11-20-2023, 07:57 PM Go to last post
  19. Desert Storm Iraqi Tankers Helmet

    Just got this from an eBay auction. ORIGINAL GULF WAR VINTAGE IRAQI ARMY TANKER HELMET, BROUGHT BACK AS A WAR SOUVENIR BY A MEMBER OF MINNESOTA...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 11-20-2023 07:54 PM
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  20. Brodie Helmet ID?

    Picked up this Brodie helmet at a show for what I felt was cheap. Didn't really inspect it, only knew that it was one of the helmets I'm missing and...

    Started by BVZ24‎, 11-02-2023 08:02 PM
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    11-04-2023, 08:35 AM Go to last post

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