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 […]

M-1956 Suspenders Foreign Modification (1960s)

Wednesday September 25th, 2019 admin

These modified suspenders are based on an XL sized, 1967 dated M-1956 Suspenders. The mainly modification is a pair of additional front straps and backpack connectors, seem to be used with M-1945 Field Pack (or its local copy). Considering those countries/regions who used America made M-1956 LCE and M-1945 Field […]

M1917 Mounted Cartridge Belt

Thursday November 29th, 2018 admin

Economic version of M1910 Mounted Cartridge Belt. On the latest version, a female snap is added to the pistol magazine pouch panel.   Stock Number Reference: Belt, Cartridge, Mounted, M1917 stock number unavailable

M1910 Mounted Cartridge Belt

Monday November 26th, 2018 admin

Used by mounted units for carrying M-1903 Springfield rifle ammunition. Mounted version has nine pockets, one less than the dismounted version, leaves a blank panel for a M1912 Double Pistol Magazine Pocket.   Stock Number Reference: Belt, Cartridge, Mounted, M1910 Stock Number Unavailable

M-1945 Suspenders Foreign Modification (1960s)

Friday June 22nd, 2018 admin

These suspenders were modified from M-1945 Suspenders by some Europe countries (highly probably Greece) that received US military assistance in the Cold War era. There are several modifications: Two “branch straps” were removed. Spring hooks of the front suspendres were replaced by “bottle opener” hooks. Dual tiny D rings replaced […]

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: […]

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 […]

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; Cargo; […]