Model 1876 McKeever Cartridge Box (Rock Island Arsenal, 1903)

Sunday June 6th, 2021 admin

Model 1876 McKeever Cartridge Box The McKeever cartridge box is named for its designer, First Lieutenant Samuel McKeever of the US 2nd Infantry Regiment. It was originally designed in 1874 and continued to be used in various calibers and styles by the US Army till 1910. There is a bellows […]

Jungle Flotation Bladder (WWII)

Tuesday June 1st, 2021 admin

The jungle soldier is provided with two rubberized fabric bladders, each displacing between six and eight pounds of water. These bladders can be easily and rapidly inflated by blowing through a small rubber tube and then closing this tube by trucking the end under a fabric loop. When inflated the […]

Cavalry Bandoleer (1921)

Saturday May 1st, 2021 admin

Also known as “M-1912 Cavalry Bandoleer” among militaria collectors. Six pockets for Springfield rifle clip, three small horizon pockets for pistol or revolver ammunition. QMC JEFF 1921.   Stock Number Reference: Bandoleer, Cavalry (no available stock number)

M-1917 Garrison Belt & Pocket

Friday April 30th, 2021 admin

The garrison belt was for use in barracks or on duties when cartridge belt was not acquired. The belt had no provision for carrying ammunition, so special pocket were issued in pairs, each holding one 5-round charger for Springfield rifle and fitted to the belt by means of a broad […]

Self-Inflating Sleeping Mat (2003)

Sunday April 4th, 2021 admin

Soldier ground insulator; Bonded to urethane foam; Nylon; 20 inches wide; 72 inches long; Foliage Green 504, Class 2.   Stock Number Reference: Mat, Sleeping, Self-Inflating NSN: 8465-01-393-6515 Assign Date: 1994-07-25

MOLLE II Rifleman Set (Desert)

Monday March 22nd, 2021 admin

Stock Number Reference: MOLLE, Rifleman Set NSN: 8465-01-491-6605 Assign Date: 2000-10-29 2001-2002 ver. Components Item NSN Assign Date Fighting Load Carrier (FLC) 8465-01-491-7451 2001-10-30 FLC Utility Belt 8465-01-491-7440 2001-10-30 Double M16A2 Magazine Pouch 8465-01-491-7435 2001-10-30 1 QT Canteen / General Purpose Pouch (P/N: F205665) N/A Hand Grenade Pouch 8465-01-491-7431 2001-10-30 […]

Prototype Airborne Tactical Assault Panel (ABN-TAP)

Monday February 15th, 2021 admin

Fort Bragg, N.C. — For the first time since their inception, Army Airborne forces will soon be fielding a new fighting load system tailored to the paratrooper’s unique requirements. “The Airborne Tactical Assault Panel (ABN-TAP) was developed with the paratrooper in mind and will allow the paratrooper a greater degree […]

Improved MOLLE Medic Set IMMS

Friday February 12th, 2021 admin

The IMMS is redesigned from MOLLE II Combat Medic Set, decreases the Combat Medic’s overall combat load and provides a load bearing solution that is modular, scalable, and can be tailored to accommodate any mission profile. The IMMS is interoperable with other medical assemblages in the close fight and facilitates […]

Individual Camouflage Cover

Friday February 12th, 2021 admin

Size: 96 inch x 60 inch   Stock Number Reference: Camouflage Cover, Individual Class Color NSN Assign Date Class I Woodland Camouflage 8415-01-280-3098 1988-06-07 Class II 6-Color Desert Camouflage 8415-01-282-3160 1988-07-13 Class III Snow White 8415-01-280-5234 1988-06-11 Class IV 3-Color Desert Camouflage 8415-01-505-1996 2003-02-26   Class IV: 3-Color Desert Camouflage […]

M1916 .45 Auto Holster (1971)

Wednesday February 10th, 2021 admin

Stock Number Reference: Holster, Pistol, M1916 .45 FSN: 1095-592-6491 Assign Date: Unknown 1971 dated (left) and 1980s dated (right)

Navy Diaphragm (ND) Mark IV Gas Mask

Wednesday February 10th, 2021 admin

The US Navy Diaphragm (ND) Mark IV Gas Mask was made in 1943-44 to replace the Mark III. The Mark III featured small oval-ish eye lenses, while the Mark IV features large semi-triangular eye lenses, providing more field of vision. The size of the Mark IV is “U” which means […]

Model 1896 Revolver Cartridge Box (1904)

Thursday February 4th, 2021 admin

Holds 12 .38 cartridges for Colt Model 1892. Rock Isle Arsenal (R.I.A), 1904.   Stock Number Reference: (nomenclature acquired) (stock number? what’s the stock number?)