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Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 12-10-2019, 01:44 AM
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BGS used standard European sizes, so any size...

BGS used standard European sizes, so any size chart with international sizing systems will show it. Size 52 is a regular size and 27 is a short 54. The other numbers is the contract number and last 2...
Forum: Communist Bloc Militaria 12-06-2019, 01:30 AM
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Posted By Klaus1989
yes Swiss gasmask bag for the GM33 and GM53,...

yes Swiss gasmask bag for the GM33 and GM53, issued until at least 70s. Of course most common to find is post-WW2 production.
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 12-05-2019, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Klaus1989
West Berlin Bepo used olive in earlier years...

West Berlin Bepo used olive in earlier years (50s), then later see a mix of olive and the familiar blue grey. This look like original paint. Not sure, when the blue was adopted. The 50s canteens have...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-27-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,094
Posted By Klaus1989
the jacket was supposedly the parka worn without...

the jacket was supposedly the parka worn without the liner and there was no seperate jacket pattern. This seem supported by period photos, that show it worn always with parkas without liner (there...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-27-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,094
Posted By Klaus1989
the heavy cotton "mystery trousers" in Filzlaus...

the heavy cotton "mystery trousers" in Filzlaus cut from 1959 are not winter trousers, but the trousers from the Kampfanzug "Zwischenlösung" (or "Übergang"), a short lived replacement for...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-27-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
With 1951 canteen. The steel and paint finish are...

With 1951 canteen. The steel and paint finish are almost exact match, so would not surprise me, if breadbag was made ca. 1951 also.
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-27-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
finally found unmodified 1st model Brotbeutel!...

finally found unmodified 1st model Brotbeutel! Thought none escaped update with attachments for messkit in mid 50s, but was wrong! The decision to adopt a breadbag without messkit attachment seem...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-26-2019, 09:00 PM
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Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
Rg34

BGS issued its own copy of the Reinigungsgerät 34. Unlike many BW examples, this one lack the pressed reinforcements on the side. And yes there was actually a GDv for it! Only a few pages, so why it...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-26-2019, 08:57 PM
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Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
thanks! It is something, that i meant to do for...

thanks! It is something, that i meant to do for awhile, but delayed, because it take much time to photograph and write about it! Still have more to come! I hope it help others as very basic reference...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-26-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
Comparison with the other canteen, which use WW2...

Comparison with the other canteen, which use WW2 webbing and metal parts for the strap.
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-26-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
Acquired another variant of the...

Acquired another variant of the coconut/Ritter-Flasche. Straps are made entirely from postwar webbing and close with a press stud. Material is same as the 1955 BW coconut canteens, which the strap...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-25-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
yes, it is identical with the Bundeswehr model...

yes, it is identical with the Bundeswehr model (black leather), but different stamps, at least in earlier production. For Meister and officers in brown leather, which was not used by BW or any other...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-25-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Klaus1989
confirm what i thought - look like...

confirm what i thought - look like Schleswig-Holstein Polizei, from 60s/70s.

Klaus
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-24-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Klaus1989
not BGS. Probably Schleswig-Holstein Polizei, but...

not BGS. Probably Schleswig-Holstein Polizei, but photo of outside would help. Colour and pointed belt loops are typical for S-H.

Klaus
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-22-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By Klaus1989
was MTD intended as new pattern to entirely...

was MTD intended as new pattern to entirely replace even 5FTD? 2016 articles seem to give conflicting infos, if it was complete replacement or for semiarid regions between 5FTD and 3FTD. Most...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-21-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By Klaus1989
ok was not 100% sure was date, so was guess. Have...

ok was not 100% sure was date, so was guess. Have seen 80s examples with date in similar area, but stamps were a little different and clearer, that it was the date.
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 11-20-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By Klaus1989
belt seem to be 1964 dated. This model was...

belt seem to be 1964 dated. This model was introduced 1962 and still in use.

Klaus
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-23-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By Klaus1989
this model was issued to civil organisations like...

this model was issued to civil organisations like DRK, THW, ZB, etc. Sometimes they are marked with the organisation, but not always. Soles probably from 60s. The 50s examples i have seen had same...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-07-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
Holsters

like other leather items, holsters produced in black for Grenzjäger/Wachtmeister (einfacher Dienst) and brown for Meister/officers (mittlerer and gehobener Dienst) for all models of holster. In 50s...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-07-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
Compass Lufft-Bézard

equipment item also related to maps is the Lufft-Bézard compass. Issued to roles, that would need it. The BGS version has a few slight differences from early BW beside the markings. Paint colours are...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-07-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
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Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-07-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
Kartentaschen (Führer)

standard model exist also in brown for Führer (Meister and officer ranks). Otherwise there is not differences from black version. The exact brown shades vary from different makers.

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Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-07-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
photos show, that above model also produced in...

photos show, that above model also produced in brown for Meister and officers, but have not seen example yet.
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-07-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
Map/despatch case without the foldout map cover...

Map/despatch case without the foldout map cover and with different closing system.

Stamped Karl Böcker, Waldbröl 195? (last number not readable). Stamp is photo of above post - it is stamped on...
Forum: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1949-Present 10-07-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 992
Posted By Klaus1989
Mapcase details. Buckles and carbine hooks vary a...

Mapcase details. Buckles and carbine hooks vary a bit from maker/year
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