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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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    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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    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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    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. 1914 Luger Holster question

    I am trying to identify the manufacturer of the listed holster. If you look closely, the maker appears in the background to the military markings...

    Started by 4004757‎, 05-20-2022 01:41 AM
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  2. US M-209-A Cypher Machine Pouch

    The Cypher machines are very rare, the pouches just a little uncommon. This one was (is) carrying an old style camera which is seems almost perfect...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-15-2022 08:15 AM
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Browning 1917 MG Third Generation M1A1 Steam Condensing Can

    My weird collection just got weirder today. Spotted this in an antique flea market and after figuring out what it was decided I had to keep it. Now...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-15-2022 06:56 PM
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  6. Modified USMC M43 Entrenching Tool

    I got a new book today on US Marine Corps gear. Called "782 Gear". I'm looking through it and there's a picture of a weird shovel I bought last...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-19-2022 08:53 PM
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  7. French Postwar Holster

    Sarco is selling these currently for cheap if anyone wants one. Sold as Foreign Legion holsters, they are like new but the brass rivets came covered...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-15-2022 07:58 AM
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  8. German M34 Civic Helmet

    Not a combat helmet but still pretty cool. Mike found this one for me. I can't find any markings on the interior. I don't exactly know where to...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-15-2022 07:52 AM
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  9. French Kepi, need help with this one

    Yard sale pickup today. I have it identified as a French Army kepi, infantry. Beyond that, I know nothing. How old it is, period? Rank, what does...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-30-2022 08:57 PM
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  10. WWII ladle

    It doesn't translate to the photos well but this says: US L T & S Co 1940

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-30-2022 07:42 PM
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    05-01-2022, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  11. WW2 Special Naval Landing Forces Cap

    I believe this to be an original Special Naval Landing Forces cap missing the anchor emblem. I can tell it once had something round or oval sewn on...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-30-2022 09:03 PM
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  12. Replica of WW2 Japanese Army Sapper Type 98 Spade/Shovel

    I collect entrenching tools but am not crazy enough to pay $900 for a Japanese one. So, I went reproduction. From what I can tell, this is a very...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-30-2022 07:57 PM
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  13. Makarov holster?

    Closest match I can find is a Makarov but not positive with the ID. It's a Makarov holster. Confirmed exact match.

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-30-2022 09:08 PM
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  14. Small Pouch

    Anyone know what this was used for? Seller thought for a compass but seems too small for that. One website calls it a parts pouch but again, seems...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-24-2022 01:30 PM
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  15. US M36 Belt Markings?

    I have these 2 US M36 pistol belts that both came from a vendor in the former Soviet Union and therefore former "Lend-Lease" items and appear...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 01-07-2022 10:45 AM
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    04-24-2022, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  16. Picked Up An A2 Flight Jacket

    Hey, I found an interesting USGI A2. Its a modern one, probably 1980s to 2000 or so, by Avirex, goatskin, 'hand warmer' pockets, dark tan cotton...

    Started by INLAND44‎, 03-31-2022 08:06 PM
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    04-16-2022, 06:49 PM Go to last post
  17. Nice Clean Model 30 Japanese Canteen

    Been watching these off and on for years and finally found a nice one at a reasonable price.

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-13-2022 09:54 PM
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    04-14-2022, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  18. US CANVAS SADDLE BAGS - Need ID Help

    These saddle bags are constructed of light weight cotton canvas that were acquired in 1974 while mustering out of the 19th Special Forces Group in...

    Started by Madcap‎, 04-09-2022 01:45 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    04-10-2022, 08:10 PM Go to last post
  19. A new book on British Web Gear is coming out.

    This was posted in a facebook group I belong too. Looks like it could be a good book. It's a Kickstarter product which basically means limited run...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 03-15-2022 07:45 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-07-2022, 05:08 PM Go to last post
  20. Canteens: Polish WWII, US experimental WWII, Modern Camelback

    I collect canteens of course, nothing particular, still basically looking for one of each type although I'm slowly accumulating quite a few US...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-03-2022 11:42 AM
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