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Old 08-31-2007, 07:45 PM   #16
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The Czech maker mark and date on one strap.
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:46 PM   #17
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These hooks are pre-war German manufacture.
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:48 PM   #18
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Here is a 1940 dated example of the M39 Tornister that was used by soldiers on both sides! This was a GI vet bring-back.
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:49 PM   #19
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Brown leather is the norm on these early packs.
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:50 PM   #20
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Lud. Krumm A.G. Offenbach a. M. 1940
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:51 PM   #21
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One side of the pack has an equipment strap that has been with the pack since WWII! Here is the maker mark on the equipment strap.
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:53 PM   #22
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The strap is also unit marked. 6./Grz.J.R. 124 I
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:54 PM   #23
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The inside of the pack (stuffed with papers to help it keep its shape). I got rid of the papers, now all my packs are filled with virgin polyfill and unbleached cotton muslin.
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The pack is named to the GI soldier who brought it home.
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:56 PM   #25
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The German soldier also put his name on this, not as boldly.
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:57 PM   #26
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Another M39 Tornister from 1940.
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:58 PM   #27
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The brown leather is a darker shade than the previous example.
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Hans Deuter Augsburg 1940
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Old 08-31-2007, 08:00 PM   #29
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A peek inside, all brown leather.
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Old 08-31-2007, 08:01 PM   #30
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Here is a depot stamp. E40, I believe this is for the Erfurt depot.
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