Marine Cross Flap Canteen Cover

Sunday March 6th, 2016 admin

DQP (Depot Quartermaster Philadelphia) production for the Marine Corps through WW II. Starting in 1943, the most visible feature was made with the introduction of “dog ear” crossed flaps. Instead of the flaps connecting to fasteners on the same side of the cover, this style looked like folded arms, with […]

M31 12-Inch Graphical Firing Table (WWII era)

Tuesday February 23rd, 2016 admin

12-Inch Graphical Firing Table is a table series for many kinds of guns and cannon, M31 is for 155mm M1 gun (also known as “Long Tom”). circa FEB, 2, 1945 Manual: TM 9-524 Stock Number Reference: Table, Graphical Firing, M31 Stock No: F1-0088048

M1936 Musette Bag/Backpack (1945 ver.)

Saturday January 23rd, 2016 admin

The shown bag was the latest version of M1936 field bag, OD 7 color, with added equipment tab on the front flap. Stock Number Reference: Name Army Stock Number Bag, Canvas, Field, M1936 74-B-53 Strap, Carrying, Bag, Canvas, Field 74-S-333

M1936 Suspenders and Belt

Saturday January 23rd, 2016 admin

The “Belt, Pistol or Revolver, M1936” was essentially the same as the M1912 belt, but had a buckle with smaller “T”-closure. Early version belt had a pair of smooth-faced brass belt keepers with brazed ends. This kind of belt was issued to all ranks armed forces with handgun or carbine […]

M1936 Musette Bag/Backpack (1942 ver.)

Saturday January 23rd, 2016 admin

The M1936 field bag was a popularly known as the “musette” – the French military term for a haversack – even the M1936 was not copied form any French pattern. M1936 field bag was issued in place of the M1928 haversack to officers, armored infantry, the Air Corps, specialist arms […]

Marine Reversible Poncho (WWII)

Sunday January 10th, 2016 admin

Used by marines by the end of WWII. Camouflage pattern printed on both sides. Two poncho can be joint up by the snaps on their edges and make a whole tent for two soldiers. Stock number unknown.

Mountain Rucksack (JQD-88B 1942 ver.)

Sunday January 3rd, 2016 admin

Widely used by 10th Mountain Division, and still popular among special operation forces in post WWII missions, even in the Vietnam War. Stock Number Reference: Rucksack Army Stock Number: 74-R-350

M1910 T-handle Shovel

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Shown set dated 1942.   Stock Number Reference: Intrenching Tool Intrenching Tool, M-1910 Army Stock Number: 74-S-160   Carrier Carrier, Intrenching Tool, M-1910 Army Stock Number: 74-C-137

M1943 Intrenching Tool

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

This M-1943 intrenching tool replaced M-1910 T-handle Shovel. Shown set dated 1945.   Stock Number Reference: Intrenching Tool Shovel, Intrenching, M-1943 Army Stock Number: 74-S-164   Carrier Carrier,Shovel, Intrenching Tool, M-1943 Army Stock Number: 74-C-165

M1910 Pick Mattock

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Shown set dated 1945.   Stock Number Reference: Pick Mattock Pick-Mattocks, Intrenching, M-1910, With Handle Army Stock Number: 74-P-80   Carrier Carrier, Pick-Mattocks, Intrenching, M-1910 Army Stock Number: 74-C-154

M-1938 Wire Cutter

Saturday November 21st, 2015 admin

Shown one circa 1944.   Stock Number Reference: Name Army Stock Number FSN CUTTER,WIRE ROPE,HAND OPERATED 74-C-330 5110-310-8568 CARRIER,TOOL 74-C-187 5140-261-4994