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#1 tfhiii

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Posted 07 June 2016 - 01:25 PM

I have a WWII shovel that appears to have once been property of the Forest service, due to it being painted red. Overall, its in nice condition.The cover is interesting in that it is marked MBGS 2. Does anyone have an idea what that stands for? Thanks for your help.

 

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#2 tfhiii

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Posted 08 June 2016 - 03:31 AM

Attached are photos of the shovel, including stenciled letters.

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Posted 28 December 2016 - 03:59 PM

What you have is a nice Depot made USMC shovel cover!

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Posted 28 December 2016 - 06:43 PM

That's not a depot made USMC cover. I can see the US in the center behind the stains. It's a pre WW1 cover in pea green.



#5 tfhiii

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 02:32 PM

Does anyone know what the letters  and number stand for?

 

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