Load Carrying Belts Collection 1942 – 1995

Wednesday November 25th, 2015 admin

Stock Number Reference (from top to bottom, all in medium size): Name Stock Number Belt, Pistol or Revolver M1936 (crica 1942) 74-B-265 Belt, Pistol or Revolver M1936 (crica 1945) 74-B-265 Belt, Individual Equipment M1956 (crica 1969, vertical weave) 8465-577-4925 Belt, Cartridge, M1961 (crica 1967) 8465-823-6937 Belt, Individual Equipment M1956 (crica […]

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

Camouflage Jungle Rucksack

Monday November 16th, 2015 admin

This rucksack was issued to the Army in Southeast Asia and Pacific Theatre of Operations. And then there was an OD-7 version issued to the ETO units: M-1943 Field Pack.   Stock Number Reference: Pack, Jungle Army Stock Number: 74-P-15

M1944 & M1945 Pack System

Thursday November 12th, 2015 admin

“M-1944” Pack Set Name Army Stock Number Pack, Field, Combat 74-P-12-250 Pack, Field, Cargo 74-P-12-285 M-1945 Pack Set Name Pack, Field, Combat, M-1945 74-P-12-252 Pack, Field, Cargo, M-1945 74-P-12-287   Suspenders Name Army Stock Number Suspenders, Pack, Combat, Cargo 74-S-392-300