Jump to content
nkomo

A couple of gear displays

Recommended Posts

T.G. Faust woodland body armor with areas for hard armor. These vests were popular with Delta during the 90's. This particular vest would be from the mid 90's and used for a short period of time.

 

Notice the tape residue on the front and back area where 100 mph tape was worn with blood type written on it. This was also a very common practice during that time.

001.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Back of vest.

002.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

US Navy SEAL used Tactical Assault Gear chest rig with an unknown "battle" belt. The DCU underneath is also a SEAL modified DCU. This rig is from the west coast SEAL teams.

002.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

SEAL used Eagle Industries RRV (Rhodesian Recon Vest) with pouches. This is from the west coast SEAL teams.

001.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Outstanding Arch!


"I looked up at the bunker in front of me and saw a khaki-uniformed NVA with a pith helmet, chest web gear, green Bata boots and an AK, Type 56, and no other identifying insignia. Then I shot him." -- Sergeant Tony "Fast Eddie" Anderson, RT Kansas, TF1AE, 1971

 

"My God, where do we find these men?" President George H. W. Bush commenting on 1st SFOD-Delta after the Operation Acid Gambit rescue of Kurt Muse.

 

"Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?" Then I said, "Here am I. Send me." - Inscription on the dog tag resting on the flag-draped homeward bound casket of an American Special Opearations warrior killed in action in Afghanistan, July 2005. - Dick Couch - Chosen Soldier

 

donation2011.gifdonation2012.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Outstanding Arch!

Thanks, Lance!


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
US Navy SEAL used Tactical Assault Gear chest rig with an unknown "battle" belt. The DCU underneath is also a SEAL modified DCU. This rig is from the west coast SEAL teams.

 

As seen worn by a Seal Team 5 member, a famous pic taken after fighting in Tal Afar in 2005. I saw that one on ebay, unluckily out of my price range. VERY nice, as usual.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
As seen worn by a Seal Team 5 member, a famous pic taken after fighting in Tal Afar in 2005. I saw that one on ebay, unluckily out of my price range. VERY nice, as usual.

Thanks, Taucco! You don't by any chance have that photo you mentioned?


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Thanks, Taucco! You don't by any chance have that photo you mentioned?

You probably just didn't noticed it as the photo is famous, it was also featured on the cover of "SEALs: The US Navy's Elite Fighting Force" by Mir Bahmanyar and Chris Osman (who probably had the photos)

The man directly over the flag's skull is wearing one.

seals006.jpg

 

 

http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa94/taucco/seals013.jpg

http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa94/taucco/seals007.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks, Taucco!


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Back to the forum for few days , I'm really happy to discover this incredible thread.

Thank you Arch to share your outstanding display

 

Merci

 

Valery


donation2007.gifdonation2008.gif

donation2009.gifdonation2010.gifdonation2012.gifdonation2013.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Back to the forum for few days , I'm really happy to discover this incredible thread.

Thank you Arch to share your outstanding display

 

Merci

 

Valery

Thanks, Valery!


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This is a small grouping from a DEA Special Agent in the GWOT. Holster is for a Glock 22 and is well worn. DEA items from the GWOT are quite uncommon to find.

 

I used my Glock 17 for display purposes.

001.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Back of the hat. CO stands for Country Office and RO stands for Regional Office.

002.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Great update buddy, keep up on the good work. :thumbsup:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks, Justin! :thumbsup:


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Here is an Afghan made copy of the Eagle Industries CIRAS vest. This vest is not the typical quality you find in Afghan made items. This piece is good quality compared to most Afghan items.

 

The tiger stripe jacket underneath the vest is also a SF used item from Afghanistan.

006.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Side view.

007.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Back.

008.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Side view.

009.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Here is an interesting piece. This is some body armor that belonged to an Iraqi "Terp" (Interpreter).

010.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You may ask HOW does some Iraqi body armor qualify as US related? Well.....it is manufactured by Point Blank Body Armor. They are the same people who make body armor for the US troops.

011.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Name inside written in English. I think it says "Titan Amir"

012.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Back of vest. Had tags on one of the armor pockets that say "RTN to 12".

013.JPG


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks to Taucco, the vest identified as an Afghan copy is actually a Comando de Selvas copy of the older generation Paraclete RAV. Learn something new everyday. :thumbsup:


Always looking for US and foreign militaria from the Central American wars circa 1970-1990

donation2017.gif

donation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifdonation2016.gif

donation2018.gifdonation2019.gifdonation2020.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.