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jimb16 01-15-2005 11:08 AM

Just a couple of photos
These are some of my collection. The first pic is one by each of the major makers. The second pic are a few of my oddballs like an UN-Q, Spring tube Inland, M1A1, Inland strikeout Underwood...
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Bolo-7 01-15-2005 11:27 AM

How about a close up of the white mag pouch?

Faulkner 01-15-2005 03:50 PM

Good looking carbines

jimb16 01-15-2005 04:42 PM

Ok Bolo, as you can see it is an F.S. Co. 1943 belt pouch for both carbine and .45 1911 clips. It is actually a light tan color with Kahki piping. I suspect it may have been intended for desert use, but that is speculation on my part.
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hired_gun 01-15-2005 05:57 PM

That pouch was produced for use by the Marine Corps as evidenced by the NoM number. The color is actually the result of what sea salt water and a hot Pacific sun will do to it.

That was where the USMC term "salty" came from. A veteran gyrene was considered to be salty after making a landing or two.

jimb16 01-16-2005 06:09 PM

Thanks for the info. I've got a couple like it. Now I know.

34thmongolianhorde 01-17-2005 03:41 AM

and here i was thinking it was OD#3. :shock:

01-17-2005 06:14 AM

Jim...congrat's on your photo skills! :wink:

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