Can anyone identify this camouflage?

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    tommyboy
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    Can anyone identify this camouflage?

    Post by tommyboy on Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:42 pm

    Hi, bought a box at auction, and this tent (Zeltbahn?) was one of the things in it. Does anyone know what country it comes from, whether it is even militarily?
    Kind Regards Tom








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    Re: Can anyone identify this camouflage?

    Post by misanthropic_gods on Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:00 pm

    I found a picture online listing this as Swedish



    http://www.wephaus.com/proddetail.php?prod=154358

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    Re: Can anyone identify this camouflage?

    Post by CollectinSteve on Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:46 pm

    Definitely Swedish, most likely from the 1950s. Tons of them were dumped onto the market along with other Swedish gear from the 1940s through 1980s. The colors vary quite a lot. Sometimes they are so dark it's hard to see what the camouflage value is. The ones shown here are very nice, contrasty examples.

    The Norwegians used the same cloth very briefly. However, they cut it into their unique extended diamond shaped zeltbahns. There's no confusing the two even though the cloth is the same.

    Steve

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    Re: Can anyone identify this camouflage?

    Post by tommyboy on Thu Oct 20, 2011 4:57 am

    How embarrassing cant even recognize my own countrys camouflage Very Happy .
    Thanks for your help the both of you it was appreciated
    Kind regards Tom

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    Re: Can anyone identify this camouflage?

    Post by CollectinSteve on Thu Oct 20, 2011 1:15 pm

    heh... well, don't feel so bad... it was likely out of service before your parents even met Smile

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    Re: Can anyone identify this camouflage?

    Post by panzerwerk on Thu Oct 20, 2011 1:57 pm

    below is the Norwegian version.

    Norway diamond

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    Re: Can anyone identify this camouflage?

    Post by tommyboy on Fri Oct 21, 2011 4:21 am

    heh... well, don't feel so bad... it was likely out of service before your parents even met Smile
    thanks for giving me a good excuse Very Happy I see what mean by different shades, the Norwegian version looks really nice with brighter colors, thanks for showing and thanks again for your help

    /Tom

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