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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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    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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    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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  1. Another "What do I have here?" thread!

    Good day all! I'm picking up a militaria lot on Sat. which I won in an estate sale. Most of the items are pretty straightforward, but the 3 brass...

    Started by lawrence_n‎, 09-23-2020 07:38 AM
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  2. Help me identify this anorak!

    Hi, I'm new here! I'm at my wit's end, I've scoured the rabbit holes of Pinterest and turned up empty-handed. I'm in the market for an od anorak,...

    Started by summerofswe‎, 09-24-2020 08:31 AM
    anorak, identify
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  3. 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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  4. 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
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    bringback, desert, helmet, iraqi, m80, storm
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  5. 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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  6. here is something I found inside this box

    my photo shows a US military pyrotechnic box which I have had a very long time. Inside this box is a chemical adopter. Photos show the adopter. ...

    Started by RCS‎, 09-23-2020 09:24 PM
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  7. 1944 Waterproof Clothing Bag

    Picked one of these up at a yard sale today. Well marked. What exactly were they used for? I can assume they were for field use to keep your...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 09-25-2020 09:09 PM
    1944, bag, clothing, waterproof
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  8. NOS M9A1 Gas Mask Sealed Can

    When I went to do the transfer for the Yugo SKS I bought the shop has a boatload of M9A1 Gas Masks Small and Medium still in the spam can. Don't...

    Started by usabaker‎, 09-30-2020 10:19 AM
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  9. WW1 Foot locker

    Hi,i would like to know if somebody have any information about this old foot locker ?,year 1915 is scribe on it,its not made of plywood,solid...

    Started by 84mmcarl-gustav‎, 09-26-2020 04:33 PM
    foot, locker, ww1
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  10. 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
    collectorss, milsurp, radio
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  11. 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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    09-06-2020, 10:49 AM Go to last post
  12. 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
    • Replies: 1
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    08-22-2020, 09:40 AM Go to last post
  13. 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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    08-21-2020, 01:07 AM Go to last post
  14. 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
    • Replies: 2
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    08-16-2020, 05:15 AM Go to last post
  15. 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
    • Replies: 0
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  16. 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
    • Replies: 4
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    08-09-2020, 06:11 AM Go to last post
  17. 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
    • Replies: 0
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    07-27-2020, 02:09 AM Go to last post
  18. 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
    • Views: 473
    07-22-2020, 02:43 PM Go to last post
  19. 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
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 366
    07-18-2020, 11:27 PM Go to last post
  20. 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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