M-1918 BAR Magazine Belt Pocket, Military Aid Item, Vietnam War Era

Tuesday April 2nd, 2024 admin

(Official nomenclature acquired) This kind of cartridge belt pockets came with M-1918A2 BAR rifle in the Vietnam War era. Just like M-1937 BAR Cartridge Belt, each sector has three pockets. The main body of the pocket is made of cotton duck canvas, and the magazines are secured by a nylon […]

Air Force F-1B Man’s Flying Trousers, 1962

Wednesday September 13th, 2023 admin

Shown pair sized 36, dated 1962 (MIL-T-6284F).   Stock Number Reference: Trousers, Flying, Man’s, F-1B Assign Date: Unknown Size-FSN Sheet Size FSN 28 8415-899-0389 30 8415-899-0390 32 8415-899-0391 34 8415-899-0392 36 8415-899-0393 38 8415-899-0394 40 8415-899-0395 Item provided by G.I.’s friend.

M-65 Arctic Parka (1968)

Monday February 28th, 2022 admin

Early version M-65 Parka with no webbing strap sewn on the chest.   Stock Number Reference: Parka, Arctic, Man’s, M-65 Parka, Man’s, M-65 Assign Date: 1966-03-28 Size FSN XSmall-Regular / XSmall 8415-782-3216 Small-Regular / Small 8415-782-3217 Medium-Regular / Medium 8415-782-3218 Large-Regular / Large 8415-782-3219 XLarge-Regular / XLarge 8415-782-3220

Insect Headnet (1965)

Sunday January 30th, 2022 admin

Stock Number Reference: Headnet, Insect FSN: 8415-261-6630 Assign Date: Unknown

M-79 40mm Grenade Carrier Vest (1968)

Tuesday November 2nd, 2021 admin

The 1967 designed M79 Grenade Vest had a capacity of 24 rounds – all on the front. Each round was held in an individual pocket with a snap fastener that allowed one-handed extraction.   Manual Reference: Organizational and direct support maintenance manual: general repair procedures for clothing and individual equipment […]

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)

Nylon Duffel Bag (1966)

Sunday November 29th, 2020 admin

Shares the same FSN with cotton duck version.   Stock Number Reference: Bag, Duffel FSN: 8465-265-4928 Assign Date: Unknown