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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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  5. Question Global Thread Help: Why am I having a problem uploading pics to attach to my posts?

    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. Black 'Spike' Bayonet Frog

    I have a 1949 LB mfr No. 4, Mk I* with it accoutrements, which includes a bayonet frog which appears to have been painted black. I obtained this frog...

    Started by old crow‎, 09-09-2023 02:21 PM
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  2. Old ammo can

    Buddy of mine came across an old ammo can. The oldest one i have is 1963 with M2 ball his seems older and ha ha ha empty. But definitely older as the...

    Started by DaveN‎, 09-07-2023 08:28 PM
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  3. Helmets

    Since our illustrious governor has outlawed the sale of military style weapons in this state, I have switched my focus to my helmet collection. Here...

    Started by BEAR‎, 07-25-2023 02:40 PM
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  4. New to me WWII Boyt USMC M7 holster

    I just bought this and thought I'd share and get opinions. The best I can tell, it is genuine, but you never know. I tried several internet searches...

    Started by A Seabee‎, 09-02-2023 02:34 PM
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  5. Interesting helmet find

    While rummaging around in the back room of my favorite antique store I uncovered this camouflaged M1917A1. While I am used to seeing M17s of the...

    Started by BEAR‎, 08-22-2023 02:39 PM
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  6. Auction Uniforms

    I haven't taken any photos yet but these are the auction photos. None were really identified by the auction house other than the 2nd Army shirt being...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 08-10-2023 10:26 PM
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  7. Ww1 named military police uniform 79th division

    I acquired this named MP set recently and would like to request input from those here. Cannot find any photos of the MP collar disk pictured and am...

    Started by HOOKED ON HISTORY‎, 08-07-2023 03:02 PM
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  8. Cold War - U.S. Army Graphic Training Aids

    Picked these up last weekend, Have no idea what I'm going to do with them, but I couldn't pass them up. Soviet Work Recognition Common Military...

    Started by usabaker‎, 07-06-2023 03:47 PM
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  9. Czech M53/80 Helmet

    Ive owned this Czech M53/80 helmet for some years, in nice unissued condition, and it was sold to me as a Russian/Soviet helmet. The price was very...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 07-18-2023 09:58 AM
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  10. Best Place to Sell

    Greetings! I've been collecting for over 50 years and its time now to divest myself of some of the things I have collected, e.g. cartridge belts,...

    Started by dt1950‎, 07-16-2023 08:24 PM
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  11. Phone Board

    Hi all, I found what I think is a radio or phone board for a navy ship from ww2. I need help identifying it and such. Any info on it will be greatly...

    Started by samurighost‎, 06-24-2023 03:23 PM
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  12. WW2 US rifle case?

    I've recently acquired a number of soft rifle cases, many of them military, and among them are these two. They have similarities to the carriers for...

    Started by BurtonP‎, 06-06-2023 03:14 PM
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    06-08-2023, 06:16 PM Go to last post
  13. Iraqi Desert Storm Beret

    I usually forget about my war but every once in a while I'll do a search to see what comes up. Found this in the last one and learned a bit about...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-28-2023 05:16 PM
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    05-28-2023, 08:29 PM Go to last post
  14. Anyone know what this medical bag is?

    Flea market pickup. Rubberized on the inside. Saw a similar one marked ORTHOPEDICS under the medical logo and called Vietnam era.

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 04-21-2023 07:59 PM
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  15. Split US M1 Helmet Shells

    Did the US really issue M1 helmets with split shells as this eBay listing, if you read it, appears to indicate? I've not heard of it before but, of...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 05-11-2023 08:15 PM
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    05-12-2023, 07:19 PM Go to last post
  16. Spanish Garrison Cap

    Today's flea market find. Not sure of the year but all I've seen are listed as either Spanish Civil War era or early 1940's. It is missing it's...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-07-2023 10:02 AM
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    05-08-2023, 07:35 AM Go to last post
  17. Mystery Sling

    Can anyone identify what this sling belongs too? It looks military but I've never seen one like it before.

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 05-04-2023 05:26 PM
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    05-06-2023, 05:30 PM Go to last post
  18. USMC shovel covers from the WW1 period

    I have looked on and off for years for additional USMC marked shovel covers as used by Marine Detachments assigned to US Naval ships. These covers...

    Started by RCS‎, 05-03-2023 04:39 PM
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    05-05-2023, 05:25 AM Go to last post
  19. I Have a Camo Uniform Problem....

    I am just about out of physical space to continue my collection of Post-WW2 International Camouflage Uniforms! Approximately 400 "Keeper" uniforms...

    Started by Bartok5‎, 04-24-2023 07:42 PM
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    04-30-2023, 03:56 PM Go to last post
  20. Pattern 37 Gear

    Most of this I acquired over the last week. Two items I've had for a while, the Utility Pouch and the Holster. I have two others but don't have...

    Started by Aragorn243‎, 07-11-2022 10:08 PM
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