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M-1956 or M-1961 Buttpack?


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was told by seller its a M-1956 buttpack but my guess is M-1961. im not really an expert on them but i think im ok with I.D.ing them can anyone confirm which it is? and the marks are too faded to read.

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Rubber lined or unlined?

 

Unlined were M56 as I recall.

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It's the M1961 pattern, this is a M1956.

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the M1956 had straight edge flaps, while the remodeled M1961 had it's flaps over lapping the mouth of the pack proper.

thanks for confirming

"America shall win the war. Therefore, I will work. I will save. I will sacrifice. I will endure. I will fight cheerfully and do my utmost, as if the whole issue of the struggle depended on me alone." -Martin A. Treptow Jake L.

NO ONE IN HISTORY HAS EVER CHOKED TO DEATH FROM SWALLOWING THEIR PRIDE.


Heaven help me, how I miss my friend

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Rubber lined or unlined?

 

Unlined were M56 as I recall.

rubber lined like the later versions

"America shall win the war. Therefore, I will work. I will save. I will sacrifice. I will endure. I will fight cheerfully and do my utmost, as if the whole issue of the struggle depended on me alone." -Martin A. Treptow Jake L.

NO ONE IN HISTORY HAS EVER CHOKED TO DEATH FROM SWALLOWING THEIR PRIDE.


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