M1918 BAR Magazine Bandoleers

Friday October 26th, 2018 admin

These two bandoleers are carried by BAR assistants, each one has three two-magazine pocket. The bandoleers ere paired left and right and have adjustable shoulder strap. They are also used for holding empty magazines. Many WWI web gears were still in use in WWII, mostly used by Marines, these bandoleers […]

M1912 Cavalry Ration Bags

Wednesday May 18th, 2016 admin

The M1912 Ration Bags were part of the failed experimental 1912 Cavalry Equipment. Consisting of two bags, they were used to carry rations for the cavalryman. The two bags laced together and could be worn on the back with the two front straps attached to the cartridge belt. Though the […]

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 […]

M1910 Haversack (Second Pattern)

Thursday April 21st, 2016 admin

Also known as “Doughboy Pack”. The M1910 Pack consisted of three separate items designed as an integrated system: the haversack, meatcan pouch and pack carrier. The haversack could nonetheless be worn without the meatcan pouch and pack carrier, but its provided very limited strowage space. All components were made of […]

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.

M1912 Double Magazine Pocket

Monday April 18th, 2016 admin

Shown one circa 1919, Mill’s production.   Stock Number Reference: Pocket, Magazine, Pistol, M-1912 Army Stock Number: 74-P-172

M1918 Double Magazine Pocket

Monday April 18th, 2016 admin

Shown one circa 1918, LCC.Co Production.   Stock Number Reference: Pocket, Magazine, Web, Double, M-1918 Army Stock Number: 74-P-170

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-1910 Aluminum Canteen (WW I era)

Tuesday March 8th, 2016 admin

In 1909, the U.S. Army Infantry Equipment Board introduced a completely new set of field equipment. The changes included a new one quart (946cc) canteen, made of aluminum, to be issued with a nesting cup and canvas duck cover. This basic design became standard and remained, with evolving components and […]

Load Carrying Belts Collection 1942 – 1995

Wednesday November 25th, 2015 admin

Stock Number Reference (from top to bottom, all in medium size): Name Stock Number Belt, Pistol or Revolver M1936 (crica 1942) 74-B-265 Belt, Pistol or Revolver M1936 (crica 1945) 74-B-265 Belt, Individual Equipment M1956 (crica 1969, vertical weave) 8465-577-4925 Belt, Cartridge, M1961 (crica 1967) 8465-823-6937 Belt, Individual Equipment M1956 (crica […]

M1916 General Purpose Pouch

Sunday November 22nd, 2015 admin

Stock number unknown. It’s long “handle” is to attach to the hang point on M1910/1917 haversack, the same hang point for M1910 T-handle shovel. Often used as first aid pouch.