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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?

    We’ve 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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  1. "Cavalry" cup and canteen question

    Hi all, please tell me: 1) In book "Manual for nonkomissioned officers and privates of cavalry of the army of the US, 1917", shows aluminium...

    Started by dimmuborgir95‎, 06-14-2016 05:17 AM
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  2. "Rigid Digit Salute" Painted Brodie Helmet

    Hi all. Picked this up from an online auction in Alaska. I think I paid too much especially since I have no idea how to tell if this is an...

    Started by rcathey‎, 05-07-2019 05:13 PM
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  3. .60 caliber machine gun round

    Here is my .60 caliber round, next to a .50 BMG ball. What is a .60 caliber round worth? 1950 FA

    Started by Garandrew‎, 07-21-2011 07:30 PM
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    caliber, gun, machine, round
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  4. 11 pouch chest bandoleer

    Can anyone please identify this chest bandoleer. Has 11 seperate pouches and I believe is of military origin probably chinese. Pouches are not very...

    Started by 4004757‎, 09-13-2014 05:17 AM
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  5. 155M Type 1 Howitzer Fiberglass Ring Of Sorts Unknown Help!

    I've been cleaning out my father-in-laws estate for several years now and every now and than come across some strange stuff. Just the other day we...

    Started by Unheilig‎, 11-22-2015 07:44 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-05-2015, 06:27 PM Go to last post
  6. 1903 Grenade Launcher Spigot

    Anyone know of a source where I can get my hands on a launcher for the 1903 Springfield? Elusive little creature for sure.

    Started by zx9rt1‎, 05-19-2016 10:06 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    05-20-2016, 06:01 PM Go to last post
  7. 1903-1908 experimental cups

    Here are some cups from my collection and some of what I have learned (please correct me if not accurate). The two granite-ware cups are commonly...

    Started by Brit-Tex‎, 12-09-2012 07:37 PM
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    03-09-2013, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  8. 1905 bayonet and scabbard

    Hello everyone. New to the site and excited that I found the forum. I trying to find out about a Bayonet and scabbard that I purchased. The bayo is a...

    Started by adjuster‎, 06-28-2011 06:05 PM
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    06-29-2011, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  9. 1907 pattern bayonet hooked quillon

    Can anyone let me know what these go for these days and any ideas on the best way of selling.Condition is good with a good point and leather metal...

    Started by westend‎, 07-18-2011 11:36 AM
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    08-27-2011, 10:19 PM Go to last post
  10. 1907 Sling Question

    Does this sling and bag look familiar to anyone? The sling itself does not appear to be marked the bag is marked 1005-714-1245 GUNSLING...

    Started by spitfireblue‎, 04-11-2014 12:06 AM
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  11. 1911 Holster Question (Shoulder Strap Confusion)

    Hey guys! I'm new to this forum, but not new to loving military stuff, especially vintage! I recently received this as a gift from a good friend...

    Started by SilverStallion05‎, 01-01-2013 02:19 PM
    1911, confusion, holster, question, shoulder, strap
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    01-11-2013, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  12. 1911 Magazine Pouch Attachment

    I recently purchased a 1911, a replica not an original unfortunately. However, I was digging through my boxes of military gear looking for a web...

    Started by Hcompton79‎, 06-29-2017 09:27 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-30-2017, 12:00 AM Go to last post
  13. 1911 USGI parts kits

    I am looking for a USGI parts kit, Remington Rand slide and a forged carbon steel 80% frame. Any advise would be welcome. Thank you.

    Started by MikieG‎, 10-16-2016 10:47 PM
    1911, kits, parts, usgi
    • Replies: 2
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    10-17-2016, 03:43 PM Go to last post
  14. 1912 Holster for Colt 1911

    I have recently purchased a 1911 Colt (SN 84556) along with a 1912 Mounted Holster. The holster is stamped B 87 on the flap. The pistol was...

    Started by jms1945‎, 12-26-2014 12:51 AM
    1911, 1912, colt, holster
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    12-28-2014, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  15. 1917 Remington Ammo Belt

    I recently bought an IMA repro ammo belt for my M1 and just now realized that i still don't have a belt for my 1917 Remington Rifle. Will the M1 ammo...

    Started by yoyo2123‎, 11-06-2014 09:52 AM
    1917, ammo, belt, remington
    • Replies: 1
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    11-06-2014, 10:09 AM Go to last post
  16. 1937 Pattern - WWII British Web Gear

    As part of her Enfield rifle collection, my wife owns this these wonderful little pieces if history .... :thup: It's amazing to see all of these...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-14-2011 10:52 AM
    1937, british, gear, pattern, web, wwii
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    07-14-2011, 02:17 PM Go to last post
  17. 1941 canteen

    Does anyone ever see any 1941 canteens?I know the 41 stuff is rare but I have never ever seen one.Thanks.

    Started by lucky52‎, 12-19-2012 03:00 PM
    1941, canteen
    • Replies: 7
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    05-31-2013, 02:06 AM Go to last post
  18. 1941 M1 Garand Scabbard

    So I have come across an M1 Scabbard that is dated 1941, in fact that is why I picked it up. I had never seen a pre war one before. I know that there...

    Started by Pmoore87‎, 11-20-2014 12:44 PM
    1941, bayonet, garand, scabbard
    • Replies: 1
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    11-22-2014, 11:54 PM Go to last post
  19. 1943 Dated C.L./C. Four Panel Medics Helmet

    When I seen this particular Mk II it struck a cord in me it was like a light bulb had been turned on as I thought it looked dam familiar and was...

    Started by Kozowy1967‎, 10-13-2015 09:14 AM
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    10-13-2015, 09:14 AM Go to last post
  20. 1943 Varied Rucksack???

    I found a US marked rucksack with 1943 Varied on the inside of the top flap. It is in decent condition with some rust stains here and there. All...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-11-2018 07:57 PM
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    1 2
    1943, rucksack, varied
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    05-31-2018, 07:40 PM Go to last post

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