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    USMC/US Army field uniforms and equipment. WWII, Korea, Vietnam.

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  1. Does anyone have a Component List of medical supplies that were issued with the Case, Canvas, Carrying, 14-280 (USN Corpsman, WWII)? In light of the fact that the US Navy and US Army used a different stock number format in their supply chains, it is interesting to note that the photos I've seen of the medical supplies in WWII era Navy Corpsman bags are not US Navy issue. The attached image, which is based on the USMC Medical Battalion's Table of Organization dated 5 May 1944, is the only one I've seen that shows a USN Corpsman bag with supplies that have a US Navy stock number format (ie,
  2. Keystone: I'd like to see the orange pins in a wrapper dated 1967. Can you post one?
  3. It is possible that the blue and white stripe, along with the rank insignia, are original to the liner and the 101 decals could have been added later. Here is a side by side comparison of the 2 liners. Remove the 101 decals and the stripes are a spot on match.
  4. Neither of them have a zip code. The one on the bottom was in an early USMC issue First Aid Kit in a WWII pouch dated 1945 that was reissued in the early 1960's. This kit contained both Korean War stock numbers (2-003-180 bandage), 1961 dated Water Purification Tablets, and early DSA (1962) medical items. I was able to date the bottom one to April 1961 based on the package in the attached photo. My research indicates that the 11-digit Federal Stock Number was first used by the Defense Munitions Board's Cataloging Agency in 1949 to identify items in the Joint Army-Navy Catalog System. I tried t
  5. PM with address sent. Thank you, sir.
  6. I've found quite a few photos of the M2 in use by Marines and Navy Corpsman in Korea. Would like to know what the components were. 1st photo 1950, second photo 1953, 3rd photo Corpsman with Unit One and M-2 Kit.
  7. Do you happen to have a copy of the Component List for the 1950's Unit One / M-3 Medic Bag? I have one for the 1960's era dated 1 August 1965. I need a copy for a 1950's set that I am putting together. Thanks for your assistance.
  8. I have a tube of Lip Balm that I acquired with a group of WWII and Korean war medical supplies. The tube has the manual push at the base, as opposed to the twist knob, and appears to be an earlier issue than the push tubes that were issued in the early 1960 First Aid kits that were issued to Marines. The photo shows a side by side comparison of these two tubes, note that while both tubes are metallic have the exact same Federal Stock Number, they are different in length and diameter. Is this a Korean war era issue?
  9. I have a tourniquet, unissued, white in color, that was acquired along with a grouping of WWII and Korean war medical supplies. Is this military issue? If so, is it a component of a medical or survival kit? Your assistance is greatly appreciated.
  10. I have a snake bite kit that was acquired along with a grouping of WWII and Korean war medical supplies. Is this military issue? If so, is it a component of a medical or survival kit? Your assistance is greatly appreciated.
  11. Thank you, sir, I appreciate it. I will hold onto the P&S 2" x 5 yard plaster, Halco & MS iodine vials. I will place the rest of these items for sale on a vintage medicine site. I also have an interesting snake bite kit that includes an A.E. Halperin Iodine dab, a white Tourniquet that I need to ID. Will post those items now.
  12. Thank you, sir, I appreciate it. I haven't seen it in any photos as a component of the WWII or Korean war Corpsman's Unit One bag, what kit, if any, is this a component of?
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