OG-107 Sateen Utility Cap (1962)

Thursday May 26th, 2016 admin

Shown one circa 1962, 6 ¾ size.   Stock Number Reference: Cap, Utility Sateen, 8.5 OZ., OG-107 FSN: 8405-242-5216 (size 6 ¾) Assign Date: Unknown

Rifle Muzzle Cover (1944)

Friday May 20th, 2016 admin

This item was employed to cover the muzzle of rifles to keep dirt and other foreign objects out. The piece is made from canvis and has two snaps located in different areas to provide a small level of adjustment so it may fit better on the rifle. It can be […]

OG107 Bonnie Hat (Post Vietnam War)

Thursday May 19th, 2016 admin

Shown one contract number dated 1984, the last contract of this kind of hat, M&B production, 7 1/8 size.   Stock Number Reference: Hat, Sun, Olive Green Army Shade 107 Size NSN Assign Date 6 3/8 8415-00-469-2396 1971-10-06 6 ½ 8415-00-469-2397 1971-10-06 6 5/8 8415-00-469-2398 1971-10-06 6 ¾ 8415-00-469-2400 1971-10-06 6 […]

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 […]

Marine Armor Protective Enhancement System (APES)

Thursday May 12th, 2016 admin

The U.S. Marine Corps adopted a similar system called Armor Protection Enhancement System (APES) around 2004-2005. This one was really uncomfortable and didn’t offer a really good protection. The Oklahoma State University (OSU) Design, Housing and Merchandizing Department led by D.H. Branson developed a full protection system that covers both […]

Transitional Type Woodland Camouflage Bonnie Hat (Type II)

Tuesday May 10th, 2016 admin

Shown one circa 1984, 7 3/8 size.   Stock Number Reference: Hat, Sun, Hot Weather, Camouflage Pattern, (Without Insect Net), Type II Assign Date: Unknown Size NSN 6 5/8 8415-00-935-6658 6 7/8 8415-00-935-3314 7 1/8 8415-00-935-6659 7 3/8 8415-00-935-6660 7 5/8 8415-00-935-6661

Prototype 40mm Grenade Carrying Vest

Monday May 9th, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference: Vest, Carrier, Grenade, M-79 FSN: 8465-NTK-6531 (size Small) 8465-NTK-6532 (size Medium)   1st Prototype: 1966-01-11 issued, made in double-ply nylon cheesecloth mesh