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 […]

M1928 Haversack

Friday April 22nd, 2016 admin

The M-1928 haversack was directly evolved from the M-1910 haversack which differed in only a few details. These packs were carried by American infantry (and other arms and services) from before World War I through World War II. Shown set circa 1943. Although widely used, the M1928 pack was very […]

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 […]

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