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Old 09-27-2019, 11:45 AM   #1
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are these suspenders original?, ww2?
good or fake?

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Old 09-27-2019, 02:57 PM   #2
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looking good from pictures
Sincerely, Michael Kuligowski "Kuligow"

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Old 10-01-2019, 06:43 PM   #3
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Nice ones and I love the colors!
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Old 10-02-2019, 09:24 AM   #4
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The final version of the WW2 M1936 suspenders, generally referred to by collectors as the M1943 Suspenders.
Some were all dark OD, but like here a mix of different fabric colors is not unusual.

Rarily seen worn in combat but a few can be seen on 1945 photos taken in the ETO, notably on the well known photo of 17th AB troopers loading a 57mm Recoilless Rifle during Operation Varsity.
These were replaced by the M1944 and M1945 type suspenders near the end of WW2 which continued to be used throughout the Korean War.
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