M-1938 Dismounted Leggings (1943)

Friday October 23rd, 2020 admin

Stock Number Reference: Leggings, Canvas, Dismounted, M-1938 OD3 Khaki Shade Size Army Stock Number 1R 72-L-61883 2R 72-L-61889 3R 72-L-61895 4R 72-L-61901

30-Round .45 Magazine Case w/ Shoulder Strap (1943)

Friday November 23rd, 2018 admin

Holds ten .45 30-round magazines, mostly used by paratroopers for carrying spare ammunition for M-1928 sub-machine gun.   Stock Number Reference: Case, Magazine, 30-Round, With Shoulder Strap Army Stock Number: 74-C-194

Mountain Rucksack (1941 Pattern)

Monday August 27th, 2018 admin

U.S. Army developed and adopted its first rucksack during the summer of 1941. The canvas duck sack was mounted on a steel wire or rattan frame that supported the load and held it off the soldier’s back. Four pockets on the outside of the bag carried extra gear. Heavy felt […]

Ski Glaiters (WWII)

Wednesday December 6th, 2017 admin

Shown pair are in OD3 shade, medium size.   Stock Number Reference: Glaiters, Ski Stock Number-Color-Size sheet: Size / Color OD3 / OD7 White X-Small 72-G-1000 72-G-1010 Small 72-G-1001 72-G-1011 Mediium 72-G-1002 72-G-1012 Large 72-G-1003 72-G-1013 X-Large 72-G-1004 72-G-1014

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

Ice Creepers / Crampons (WWII)

Tuesday March 7th, 2017 admin

This is a pair of WWII U.S. Military Ice Creepers or Crampons. Crampons were a cold weather issued item for combat boots. This set is made of a galvanized metal with cotton webbing for strapping the cleats to the sole of your boot. They are adjustable and have seven 3/4″ […]

Three-Pocket Grenade Carrier (1944)

Sunday October 16th, 2016 admin

Early issued three-pocket grenade carrier, holds 3 MK-2 Fragmentation Grenade (later model held 6). It can be attached to the pistol or cartridge belt, two leg straps will prevent it from flapping. Shown one dated 1944, JQMD.   Stock Number Reference: Carrier, Grenade, 3-Pocket Army Stock Number: 74-C-123

Load Carrying Suspenders Collection 1942 – 1974

Saturday April 23rd, 2016 admin

Stock Number Reference (left to right): Name Stock Number Suspenders, Belt, M-1936 (crica 1942) 74-S-389 Suspenders, M1941, USMC (circa 1967) 8465-382-7968 Suspenders, Pack, Combat, Cargo, M-1945 (circa 1951) 74-S-392-300 M-1945 Suspenders Foreign Modification (Modified in 1960s) 74-S-392-300 Suspenders, Individual Equipment Belt, M-1956 (circa 1967) 8465-577-4922 (regular size) Suspenders, Field Pack, M-1967 (circa […]