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    koalorka
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    Unknown Assault Vest

    Post by koalorka on Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:02 am

    I've never seen anything even remotely similar to this:





    Stamps look vaguely French.

    Appreciate any insights.
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    Re: Unknown Assault Vest

    Post by nkomo on Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:53 am

    I'd love to have an id on this one as well. I have owned one since the middle 80s and have not been able to figure out country or what it intended for.


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    Re: Unknown Assault Vest

    Post by bousquet123 on Fri Dec 13, 2013 3:42 am

    koalorka wrote:I've never seen anything even remotely similar to this:





    Stamps look vaguely French.

    Appreciate any insights.

    yes it's french warein is a manufacture near Lille which is specialised in military gear mainly webbings but uniforms too (If I remember they manufacture Daguet camo) used in Algeria to carry mortar bombs
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    Re: Unknown Assault Vest

    Post by Bolty717 on Fri Dec 13, 2013 4:00 am

    Seen alot of these in NZ Surplus shops. Pretty sure they are still available.

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    Re: Unknown Assault Vest

    Post by Easy Gee on Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:29 pm

    Agreed Warein a French manufacturer, I have many items made by this maker,nice item.
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    Re: Unknown Assault Vest

    Post by koalorka on Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:20 pm

    nkomo wrote:I'd love to have an id on this one as well.  I have owned one since the middle 80s and have not been able to figure out country or what it intended for.

    Thank you very much!
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    Re: Unknown Assault Vest

    Post by nkomo on Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:00 pm

    bousquet123 wrote:
    koalorka wrote:I've never seen anything even remotely similar to this:





    Stamps look vaguely French.

    Appreciate any insights.


    yes it's french warein is a manufacture near Lille which is specialised in military gear mainly webbings but uniforms too (If I remember they manufacture Daguet camo) used in Algeria to carry mortar bombs
    Thanks for the id.


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