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18TH CENTURY-WWI US MILITARIA


  1. REVOLUTIONARY WAR,
  2. WAR OF 1812 US MILITARIA,
  3. MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR ,
  4. AMERICAN CIVIL WAR,
  5. INDIAN WARS,
  6. SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR,
  7. PHILIPPINE INSURRECTION ,
  8. MEXICAN BORDER 1916,
  9. WWI US MILITARIA,
  10. OTHER

For 18th Century US Militaria from 1800-1918.

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1918 French Invitation to M... - last post by carjon

LATEST FINDS AND ACQUISITIONS!

Feel free to post your latest finds for all to see, including flea market finds and dumpster digging.

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Ribbon Find - last post by Cap Camouflage Pattern I

ASSORTMENTS

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"Mental Health" Day... - last post by nkomo

REAL OR WHAT?

It's sometimes hard to tell the real from the fake, especially when you only have online photos to go by: if you have a question or suspicion, post it here.

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Korean War UNPIK SSI ? - last post by Garth Thompson

GROUPINGS

Having a hard time deciding where to post your latest grouping, which includes items of all types? Why not post your groupings here!

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Nice Paper Grouping includi... - last post by Hessian

UNIFORMS


  1. CAMOUFLAGE UNIFORMS,
  2. UNIFORMS REFERENCE,
  3. PROTECTIVE CLOTHING REFERENCE

This section contains all types of dress and combat uniforms AND items associated with a uniform to include head gear, foot gear, under clothing and all other clothing accessories.

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WW2 USMC jacket or shirt? - last post by hardheaded

AVIATION CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT


  1. FLIGHT CLOTHING,
  2. FLYING HELMETS AND ACCESSORIES,
  3. SURVIVAL GEAR,
  4. CREWMAN GEAR,
  5. GROUND CREW SPECIAL CLOTHING,
  6. GROUND CREW SPECIAL GEAR

For flight suits, flight jackets, flight helmets, parachutes, and more.

PLEASE POST DRESS UNIFORMS IN THE UNIFORM SECTION.

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Some of my WWII Naval Aviat... - last post by bazelot

STEEL AND KEVLAR HELMETS


  1. BODY ARMOR,
  2. HELMETS & ACCESSORIES REFERENCE,
  3. BODY ARMOR REFERENCE

Post any type of steel helmet or kevlar helmets, helmet accessories and parts, liners, covers, etc.

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Painted M-1938 Tanker's... - last post by USMC-RECON0321

FIELD & PERSONAL GEAR


  1. FIELD & PERSONAL GEAR REFERENCE,
  2. PINNED THREADS - FIELD & PERSONAL GEAR,
  3. RADIO & COMMUNICATIONS GEAR

Post any type of equipment or field gear, including packs, pistol belts, holsters, etc. and any type of personal gear, like lighters, soap, shaving cream, etc.

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M1910 Pouch - last post by oldabewla

BASE/BIVOUAC/CAMP/DEPOT ITEMS

For base/bivouac/camp/depot/etc. type items.

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Spring Cot? - last post by MarpWW1

EPHEMERA & PHOTOGRAPHS

Post any paper documents, newspapers, illustrations, and photographs.

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EXTRAORDINARY WWII Short Sn... - last post by hink441

WOMEN'S SERVICES


  1. WOMEN'S SERVICES REFERENCE

This section is a section for items related to the female/women's services, including WAACs, WACs, WAVES, SPARs, USMC Women's Reserve, American Red Cross, and USO.

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Help needed on nurse or red... - last post by hardheaded

HOMEFRONT & THE WAR EFFORT


  1. WALT DISNEY GOES TO WAR,
  2. TRENCH ART

Feel free to post any items from the war effort and the homefront struggle to support to the troops abroad.

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Looking for spider insignia - last post by c-130 Herc

VETERANS' ORGANIZATIONS

Post any type and any period of veterans' organization items here.

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50th Anniversary Reunion -... - last post by SCF-Collector

INDIVIDUAL AND UNIT RESEARCH

Found a great reference/research source for U.S. military or militaria information? Feel free to share that information here.

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Need help with a Vietnam Wa... - last post by Jeeperz83

MISC / UNKNOWN

If you have a US military item that does not fit any of the above categories, then feel free to post it in this section.

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V mail writings to decypher - last post by nicolas75

SPOILS OF WAR

For bringback items found in duffle bags, footlockers, etc.

PLEASE DO NOT POST YOUR ENTIRE NON US COLLECTION.

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From Rommel's Booze Col... - last post by eltesoro1

PRISONERS OF WAR / P.O.W.'S

This section is for items used, issued, worn, etc. by prisoners of war.

Any US items issued by the US to AXIS P.O.W.'s are also allowed here.

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uniforms issued to German P... - last post by mmerc20

WHAT'S IT WORTH?

USMF's Own On-line Appraisal Forum

Don't know the value of an item, or what it is? Post it here!

DISCLAIMER:
THE USMF IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY OF THE APPRAISALS OR PRICES THAT ARE POSTED.

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Corps of Engineers Pins - last post by 1SG_1st_Cav
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