IACMC MILITARIA FORUM

Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

3 posters

    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set

    nkomo
    nkomo
    ADMIN
    ADMIN


    Name : Arch
    Location : Kentucky, USA
    Registration date : 2009-02-13
    Number of posts : 3324

    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set Empty USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set

    Post by nkomo Fri Apr 24, 2009 6:14 pm

    The first set I'm going to post is a USMC modifed ERDL set. Thanks to Corpan (Merci) for identifying this jacket as being post-Vietnam because of the USMC stamp on the chest. This one is the earliest modified set in my collection. This uniform belonged to a gentleman named T E Talley. His name can be seen on the thigh pocket on the pants. This uniform has been used harshly. It is faded, repaired, arms shortened, blood stained, and even has duct tape holding the seat together!
    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set Post-521
    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set Post-522


    Sleeve pockets

    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set Post-523
    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set Post-524


    _________________
    Always looking for Central American militaria 1965 to 1991.  Especially items relating to Coronel Velasquez El Salvador Armed Forces
    nkomo
    nkomo
    ADMIN
    ADMIN


    Name : Arch
    Location : Kentucky, USA
    Registration date : 2009-02-13
    Number of posts : 3324

    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set Empty Re: USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set

    Post by nkomo Fri Apr 24, 2009 6:16 pm

    Picture of thigh pocket and tag inside pants. Most likely, this uniform would have been used by someone in the USMC Recon or USMC Force Recon.
    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set Post-525
    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set Post-526


    _________________
    Always looking for Central American militaria 1965 to 1991.  Especially items relating to Coronel Velasquez El Salvador Armed Forces
    avatar
    joni firpo
    Junior Sergeant
    Junior Sergeant


    Location : Hungary
    Registration date : 2010-05-16
    Number of posts : 132

    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set Empty Re: USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set

    Post by joni firpo Wed Mar 23, 2011 4:45 pm

    "Thanks to Corpan (Merci) for identifying this jacket as being post-Vietnam because of the USMC stamp on the chest."

    Is that 100 % for sure? I mean all USMC-stencilled ERDL shirts are post-war? Was the USMC stencil never used during the Vietnam War?
    nkomo
    nkomo
    ADMIN
    ADMIN


    Name : Arch
    Location : Kentucky, USA
    Registration date : 2009-02-13
    Number of posts : 3324

    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set Empty Re: USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set

    Post by nkomo Sat Mar 26, 2011 4:35 am

    joni firpo wrote:"Thanks to Corpan (Merci) for identifying this jacket as being post-Vietnam because of the USMC stamp on the chest."

    Is that 100 % for sure? I mean all USMC-stencilled ERDL shirts are post-war? Was the USMC stencil never used during the Vietnam War?
    Joni,
    Well.......depends on who you ask. It is a general concensus amongst Vietnam collectors that the stencils found on the ERDL's was usually done post-Vietnam era. However.....I don't know if if I 100% believe that. I think the stencil was applied on the ERDL's during Vietnam, but it wasn't a wide spread thing. General concensus is that this set would be post-Vietnam.


    _________________
    Always looking for Central American militaria 1965 to 1991.  Especially items relating to Coronel Velasquez El Salvador Armed Forces
    swag
    swag
    Senior Sergeant
    Senior Sergeant


    Location : US
    Registration date : 2009-02-18
    Number of posts : 369

    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set Empty Re: USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set

    Post by swag Sat Mar 26, 2011 10:31 pm

    I wanna see pix of the duct tape! haha...I'd love to know the story behind the duct tape.
    avatar
    joni firpo
    Junior Sergeant
    Junior Sergeant


    Location : Hungary
    Registration date : 2010-05-16
    Number of posts : 132

    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set Empty Re: USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set

    Post by joni firpo Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:18 am

    Thanks for the info nkomo!

    Sponsored content


    USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set Empty Re: USMC Force Recon or Reon Modified ERDL set

    Post by Sponsored content


      Current date/time is Sat Jun 15, 2024 5:12 pm