This is an INERT dummy version of the M231 short-range propellant charge This is the current state-of-the-art for the M777 towed cannon & M109 self-propelled gun. Videos of the troops using these may be seen on U-tube. The dummy training version was originally also marked M231 with the addition of: INERT. This was later deemed too confusing, so the nomenclature of the dummy was changed to M241 & it has: DUMMY on the side. Cardboard case filled with plastic fake propellant. 3 part cloth igniter bags inserted into center & covered with red seals. 6" tall x 6" diameter, 4 1/2 lb. TOTALLY INERT. Your choice of marking.
New Old Stock never-loaded M119A2 'red bag' for the 155mm field gun & howitzers; primarily the M109 self-propelled vehicle. This was the maximum range charge. Made by the Indiana Ammunition Plant in 1981 and recently found in a warehouse. Has been filled with Fiberfill pillow stuffing. Has original lead foil lining (to prevent bore erosion) sewn in place. INERT. 30" long, 5" diameter, 5 lb. weight. A fun souvenir for all of you Cannoniers ! INERT.
Complete M4A2 'white bag' set for the 155mm field gun & howitzers. This was the medium & long range propellant charge. New Old Stock never-loaded bags made at the Indiana Ammunition Plant in 1987 and recently found in a warehouse. Have been stuffed with foam rubber & Fiberfill. Weight 1 lb. INERT.
Complete M3A1 'green bag' set for 155mm field guns & howitzers. This was the short range propellant charge. New Old Stock, never-loaded bags made at the Indiana Ammunition Plant in 1987 and recently found in a warehouse. Have been stuffed with foam rubber & Fiberfill. Weight 1 lb. INERT.
Interesting commercial type bayonet frog for SG84/98 or KS98 bayonets. Smooth dark brown leather. Has a thick 'rib' sewn inside to add rigidity. No markings. Minor signs of wear, but a couple cracks at edges of scabbard retaining hole.
German Heer left side MP40 pouch with the loader pocket. Smooth olive drab canvas, black leather. Marked: evg 43 WaA927. some wear & fading. VG+ overall.
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HEER Waffenrock for Artillery Unteroffizier. Fine quality smooth tricot wool, brown rayon lining. Aluminum-wire NCO insignia & NCO tress. Hand-embroidered signals blitz & #58 on boards. Shoulder insignia for band member ! Interesting armpit pads sewn into liner. 1 inch tear to lower left skirt, otherwise virtually mint condition.
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HEER Infantry reserve Leutnant parade Waffenrock tunic. High quality smooth Tricot wool. Silvery-grey rayon lining. Highest quality bullion insignia -wonderful eagle ! Giant metal W on shoulderboards (Watch Batallion Berlin). Very tiny signs of wear. Some brown stains to lower front & cuffs -may be from rust ? Have not had the courage to get it dry-cleaned.
WAFFEN SS M43 field cap. Grey smooth Tricot wool, light grey ribbed-cotton lining. Grey on black Bevo insignia -hand sewn. Exterior has some brown toning (as compared to under the flaps) & the interior has same, but no signs of wear. Faded marking w/ 43 date. The dense Tricot wool gives cap a stiff & stoutly upright appearance.
Heer M1938 field cap for Pionier officer. Pale field-green doeskin wool, grey cottony lining, grey leather sweatband. Silver-wire Bevo eagle & bullion cockade, machine-sewn faded black soutasche. Wear to the wool nap on exterior & sweatband damaged, but lining has minor wear & soiling. One moth-hole/snag to upper left.
HEER late-war M1934 field cap for Cavalry enlisted man. Made from wool re-cycled from earlier garment, lining made from re-cycled left overs. Machine sewn insignia, hand sewn soutasche. MINT un-worn condition.
German Brandkompresse ( burn compress ) bandages. Steel can 116mm tall x 43mm diameter with white & red painted finish. Contains a loth bandage impregnated with vasoline ? or some other goop. 4 of these were in each vehicle Verbankasten. Numbers 1 & 4 are till sealed. -- $50.00 each, your choice.
Heer Krankentrager pouch for horse-mounted troops. Heavy leather in excellent condition; minor wear, NO damage, NO dryness. All intact. Contents were all components from the foot-troops right & left side pouches. (Don't ask me how they carried a stretcher if they were on a horse !). Marked: dny 1941 WaA54.
Heer Sanitatstasche zum Umhangen (Medics pocket to be hung). Heavy leather, somewhat dry around edges & straps. On strap broken. Missing shoulder strap. Has belt support strap. Interior dividers intact. When hung from shoulder the front opens up horizontally to create a work shelf. Marked: bla 1944 WaA159.
Heer Sanitats right-side belt pouch. Body of pouch is clean & totally mint, but the lid is well-used & somewhat abused. (common issue with these pouches). I suspect they would close the pouch & use the top of lid as a mini-workbench to cut bandages etc. Interior label is loose. Marked: dny 1942, S (sanitats), R (recht)
Heer verbandkasten. Stamped steel construction. Originally painted Dunkel Gelb, resprayed in OD & red cross hand-painted. Interior divider removed. Large label dated 1939 & in EXC. condition with no water or mold damage.
Actual battery box for infantry use with the MG34 optics MGZ34 on the Lafette mount. Beautiful quality leather construction, bakelite & brass internal parts. Made by Gebruder Wichmann. The common metal battery boxes were for use with cannons -NOT machine guns.
First Model two pocket black leather pouch for Gew 43 or Kar 43 magazines. These are from the horde that came out of Russia a few years ago. Virtually MINT condition: clean, leather is shiny & still supple, but all are somewhat distorted from being squashed together. Light rust on some of the steel hardware. Faintly marked inside: bla 1944 WaA159 E.G.Leuner. Absolutely 1000% original WW2 German production!! $75.00 EACH.
WW2 German 7.9x57mm ball ammo for rifle & MG. 15 rounds. Headstamp: fer 9 43. Brass case w/ wax coating , copper bulet jacket. For Luftwaffe use in ground strafing with MG81 wing-mounted pods. LIVE ! Must be 21 to purchase.
Reproduction cover for 4 power scopes used on the Kar98k. Two models available: -Zielvier commercial types with one 36m/m cap & one 39m/m cap. -ZF 39 with a 39m/m cap at both ends. These are the 'short' style cover where the strap only reaches the length of the scope. Available in brown or black. Hand-sewn by myself using WW2 German Linen thread.
Reproduction covers for the 4 power & 6 power scopes used on the Kar98k, Gew98, etc. Models available: -Zielvier commercial types with one 36m/m cap & one 39m/m cap. -ZF 39 with two 39m/m caps. -Zielsechs with one 39m/m cap & one 46m/m cap. These are the 'long' style where the strap was feed through the scope mount & then wrapped around the scope a time or two. available in brown or black. Hand-sewn by myself using WW2 German Linen thread.
Argentine Mauser M1909 manufactured by DWM, Berlin. Superb quality rifle and in super condition. Action in the white, blued parts 99%. All matching including cleaning rod. Walnut stock with minor handling marks. Excellent bore. Includes brass muzzle cover, MINT condition bayonet & scabbard, and 2 Argentine ammo pouches.
1941 edition of REIBERT manual: "Ausgabe fur den Schutzen der Schutzenkompanie" -with inscription on front cover from a soldier in the Waffen-SS Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler ! ! Covers faded & yellowed, some wear & soiling.
Reproduction cover for the Zf4 scope used on Gew43/Kar43/FG42. Black leather with a cap at both ends for use on scopes w/ No rubber eyepiece. Hand-sewn w/ WW2 German Linen thread & with PRYM snaps. Hand-made by myself & much better quality than the originals!!
Priority mail $6.00, first class $3.00.
Reproduction cover for the ZF4 scope used on the Gew43 /Kar43 /FG42. Black leather with wooden plug at rear. Hand-sewn w/ WW2 German Linen thread & w/ German PRYM snaps. Hand-made by myself & much better quality than the originals!!
Priority mail $6.00, first class $3.00.
The ultimate for every Luftwaffe collector ! Electric desk fan with pronounced Art Deco Streamliner styling. Aluminum with cream-color baked on paint may have been white originally, some polished aluminum parts, steel mesh grille, maroon bakelite knobs & fan blade -which is shaped like an aircraft propeller. Red rubber trim around base, white bakelite/celluloid plug. 12 inch diameter. It would appear that the fan is assembled backwards to the base, but I have disassembled it & there is no way to reverse it. L manufacturer logo -I once tracked down who this was, but it now escapes me ! Black & silver aluminum tag on bottom w/ following info: L manufacturer logo, Type VW, Serial # B44777, 40 watt, 220 volt, 50 amp, 1300 rpm, Fl.300 ? -looks like a Luftwaffe stock number. Electric plug has many markings: MPD logo wartime plastics control org. w/ code F8 Gebruder Broghammer, Schramberg , GB logo Gebr. Broghammer , VDE logo Verband Deutscher Elektrotechniker, OVE logo Osterreichische
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