Saunders’ Snake Bit Kit (Vietnam War)

Friday December 8th, 2017 admin

Usage (print inside the lid): Apply toruniquet at once, placing it between body and bite. Loosen tourniquet every 15 minutes for a few second (about 10 seconds). Apply iodine to area around bite. Paint lancet blade with iodine. Make single longitudinal (long axis) incision ¼ inch deep over each fang […]

M19 7×50 Binocular (1977)

Tuesday October 10th, 2017 admin

The M19, made for the US Army, is an unusual binocular. It employs a modular design, with interchangeable, pre-collimated, parts intended to simplify field servicing. The prism cluster is collimated in the factory using a reference jig and then cemented together. The objective and eyepiece assemblies are precision made to […]

Medical Instrument and Supply Set Case No.8 (1979)

Saturday June 3rd, 2017 admin

Stock Number Reference: Case, Medical Instrument and Supply Set, Nonrigid, No.8 NSN: 6545-00-823-8165 (Inherited from M2 Jungle First Aid Pouch) Assign Date: Unknown   Content list: NSN Nomenclature Qty. Unit 6545-00-180-6239 Insert, First Aid Kit Case, Plastic, Olive Drab 1 ea 6505-00-914-3593 Povidone-Iodine, Solution, NF, 10%, 1/2 oz 1/50 bx […]

M-1924 First Aid Packet Pouch (1941)

Saturday March 25th, 2017 admin

Slightly smaller in vertical size than common M-1942 First Aid Packet Pouch.   Stock Number Reference: Pocket, First Aid Packet, M-1924 Army Stock Number: 74-P-257

AN/PRC-126/128 Radio

Sunday March 12th, 2017 admin

The AN/PRC-128 is a short range, handheld tactical radio for use primarily by Air Force guards and special operations teams. It was not intended for Army combat use. AN/PRC-128 is a lightweight, militarized transceiver providing two-way, voice-communications. The radio covers the frequency range of 30-87.975 megahertz or 130 – 173.9875 […]

RT-278(A)/URC-10 Survival Radio

Monday March 6th, 2017 admin

Also known as “RT-10” (Receiver/Transmitter 10). Used as survival radio by pilots and SOF operatives during the Vietnam War. This radio has an extension cable for the BA-1387 Mercury battery, to keep it warm in cold conditions.   Battery: BA-1387/U (FSN: 6135-889-1485) Working Frequency: 243 MHz Only Output Power: 200 […]

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

Carlisle Model First Aid Pack (WWII)

Sunday October 16th, 2016 admin

Developed by the US Army Medical Department Equipment Laboratory located in Carlisle Barracks in 1920. A piece of sterilized dressing and small pack of sulfanilamide powder were packed in brass or aluminum-foiled paper package. Carried in M-1942 First Aid Pack Pouch (or British made model).   Stock Number Reference: First […]