M-1910 Intrenching Axe (1944)

Monday October 17th, 2016 admin

Shown set dated 1944.   Stock Number Reference: Axe Axe, Intrenching, M-1910, with Handle Army Stock Number: 74-A-100   Axe Carrier Axe, Intrenching, M-1910 Army Stock Number: 74-C-120

Lensatic Compass (WWII era)

Sunday July 10th, 2016 admin

The Lensatic Compass, the most common military instrument for measuring direction, was first during World War II, an evolution of the pre-war Compass, Prismatic M-1938.   Stock Number Reference: Compass, Lensatic Stock Number Acquired.

TE-33 Linerman’s Tool Kit

Sunday July 3rd, 2016 admin

US army TE-33 tool kit as designed and issued by the American Signals Corps during the Second World War.   Stock Number Reference: Tool Kit, TE-33 FSN: 5180-408-1859 Assign Date: Unknown   Components: Name FSN Assign Date Carrier, Tool, CS-34 5140-498-8898 Unknown Pliers, TL-13 5120-247-2063 Unknown Knife, Pocket, TL-29 5110-240-5943 Unknown

M1942 Machete (Vietnam War era)

Monday June 6th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Machete, Rigid Handle, Steel FSN: 5110-813-1286 Assign Date: Unknown   Sheath: Name FSN Assign Date Sheath, Machete 8465-257-4321 Unknown Sheath, Machete 8465-926-4932 1966-03-09

Mattock Set (Modern)

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Stock Number Reference: Name NSN Assign Date MATTOCK 5120-01-363-3690 1992-08-28 HANDLE,MATTOCK-PICK 5120-01-369-5629 1992-08-28 CARRIER,MATTOCK 5140-01-369-7255 1992-08-28

M1910 T-handle Shovel

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Shown set dated 1942.   Stock Number Reference: Intrenching Tool Intrenching Tool, M-1910 Army Stock Number: 74-S-160   Carrier Carrier, Intrenching Tool, M-1910 Army Stock Number: 74-C-137

M1943 Intrenching Tool

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

This M-1943 intrenching tool replaced M-1910 T-handle Shovel. Shown set dated 1945.   Stock Number Reference: Intrenching Tool Shovel, Intrenching, M-1943 Army Stock Number: 74-S-164   Carrier Carrier,Shovel, Intrenching Tool, M-1943 Army Stock Number: 74-C-165

M1910 Pick Mattock

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Shown set dated 1945.   Stock Number Reference: Pick Mattock Pick-Mattocks, Intrenching, M-1910, With Handle Army Stock Number: 74-P-80   Carrier Carrier, Pick-Mattocks, Intrenching, M-1910 Army Stock Number: 74-C-154

M1950 Camp Axe (?)

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Stock Number Reference: Name FSN Axe, Camp M-1950 (?) (Unknown) Carrier, Axe, Camp M-1950 2009-050-201 I haven’t found it’s original handle, so I paired it with a M1910 axe handle instead. The original handle of this axe is much longer than M1910 axe’s. There is something strange with it’s carrier, […]

Collapsible Intrenching Tool

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Shown two circa 1980s and 1990s.   Stock Number Reference: Entrenching Tool, Hand, Folding, Lightweight NSN: 5120-00-878-5932 Assign Date: 1967-09-13

Utility Knife

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Stock Number Unknown. Empire Knife production, circa 1974.

M-1938 Wire Cutter

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Shown one circa 1944.   Stock Number Reference: Name Army Stock Number FSN  CUTTER,WIRE ROPE,HAND OPERATED 74-C-330 5110-310-8568 CARRIER,TOOL 74-C-187 5140-261-4994