Gas Mask Haversack

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    ypres
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    Gas Mask Haversack

    Post by ypres on Sun Aug 02, 2015 9:19 pm

    Here is a rare example of a Canadian made Mk VA Haversack. It is made by SS Holden and is dated 1938. I believe the N stamp identifies this as an example issued to the Navy. There is no C broad arrow on this bag.  Notice the loop in the bottom of the haversack for the early anti dim cloth container.

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    Re: Gas Mask Haversack

    Post by 48th on Mon Aug 03, 2015 10:58 am

    Very nice bag. Very rare 1938 date.

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    Re: Gas Mask Haversack

    Post by Wgrenadier on Tue Aug 18, 2015 1:24 pm

    Perfection! Very interesting that this bag features pebble grained Carr snaps. Most Mk V bags I have seen have the spigot type fasteners.

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