M1917 Medical Officer’s Belt

Saturday May 14th, 2016 admin

Shown one circa 1917, Mill’s Production. Contents: Left large pocket: medicine case and the diagnosis tag book Left small pocket: hypodermic syringe kit and the case for extra needles Right large pocket: clinical thermometer with carrying case, and officer instrument case containing Right small pocket: flask   Stock Number Reference: Belt, Medical Officer’s, M1917 […]

M1937 BAR Magazine Belt (WWII era)

Wednesday April 20th, 2016 admin

The old WWI BAR belts had a major problem that mad the belt uncomfortable to wear, and almost impossible for thin man. It was exceptionally wide and had a large buckle; this resticted movement, and in some cases prevented the wearer from bending forward against the bulk of the loaded […]

M1917 Dismounted Cartridge Belt

Wednesday April 20th, 2016 admin

Shown one circa 1918, economic version. Had capacity for 20 five-round clip for M1903 rifle.   Belt, Cartridge, Dismounted, M1917 no available stock number.

M1918 BAR Rifleman’s Magazine Belt

Sunday April 17th, 2016 admin

Shown one circa 1918. Holds 6 BAR magazines, 1 leather box for spare part and accessory and two M1911 magazines. There was a steel rifle butt cup settled on the right piece of the belt, which used for “walking fire” (or hip fire).   BAR magazines were carried in special belts […]

M-1967 USMC Load-Carrying Equipment

Tuesday March 15th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Name FSN Assign Date Suspenders, Combat Equip. (Nylon) USMC 8465-078-4581 Unknown Field Pack; Cargo; Nylon; (M-1967 USMC) 8465-860-0314 Unknown Field Pack; Cargo; Combat; (M-1967 USMC) 8465-860-0337 Unknown Pocket, Ammunition, Magazine, Nylon Duck 8465-860-0259 1967-10-11 Field Pack; Combat; (M-1967 USMC) Suspenders, Combat Equip. (Nylon) USMC   Field Pack; […]

M1936 Suspenders and Belt

Saturday January 23rd, 2016 admin

The “Belt, Pistol or Revolver, M1936” was essentially the same as the M1912 belt, but had a buckle with smaller “T”-closure. Early version belt had a pair of smooth-faced brass belt keepers with brazed ends. This kind of belt was issued to all ranks armed forces with handgun or carbine […]

M1961 Marine Load-Carrying Equipment

Monday November 16th, 2015 admin

Use with M1941 Backpack System.   Stock Number Reference: Name FSN Pocket, Ammunition, Magazine, M-14 Rifle 8465-823-6936 Belt, Cartridge, M-1961 Size Medium 8465-823-6937 Belt, Cartridge, M-1961 Size Large 8465-823-6938

All-purpose Lightweight Individual Carrying Equipment (ALICE)

Friday November 13th, 2015 admin

Also named “M1972” before 1974, consists of load-carrying system and rucksacks. Stock Number Reference: Name NSN Assigned Date Belt, Individual Equipment, M-1972 Belt, Individual Equipment, LC-1 Belt, Individual Equipment, LC-2 (M-1956 type brass buckle) 8465-00-001-6488 (Medium) 8465-00-001-6487 (Large) 1972-09-24 Belt, Individual Equipment, LC-1 Belt, Individual Equipment, LC-2 (Gray flat plastic […]

M-1967 Lightweight Load-Carrying Equipment

Thursday November 12th, 2015 admin

Stock number reference: Name FSN Assign Date Suspenders, Field Pack 8465-935-6830 1968-04-24 Belt, Individual Equipment, Medium 8465-935-6815 1968-04-24 Belt, Individual Equipment, Large 8465-935-6816 1968-04-24 Case, Ammunition ,M16 20 Round Magazine 8465-935-6780 Unknown Cover, Water Canteen Cover, Water Canteen, M1967 8465-860-0256 1967-10-11 Field Pack, Nylon, M1967 8465-935-6825 1967-07-01 Carrier, Intrenching Tool, […]

M-1956 Load-Carrying Equipment

Thursday November 12th, 2015 admin

Stock number reference: Name FSN Belt, Individual Equipment, M-1956, Medium 8465-577-4925 Belt, Individual Equipment, M-1956, Long 8465-577-4924 Suspenders, Individual Equipment Belt, M-1956, Regular 8465-577-4922 Suspenders, Individual Equipment Belt, M-1956, Long 8465-577-4923 Suspenders, Individual Equipment Belt, M-1956, X-Long 8465-823-7231 Pouch, Small Arms, Ammunition, M-1956 Case, Small Arms, Ammunition, M-1956 8465-647-0852 Case, […]