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    meatgrinder
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    Post by meatgrinder Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:42 am

    i have this rucksack and it sorta looks like a NATO rucksack but it has this padded shoulder straps and a padded backing and has a brown lining. i looked for any stamps and tags, unfortunately i found nothing. can anyone ID this? thanks!

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    Post by CollectinSteve Thu Oct 04, 2012 12:43 pm

    Hmmm... I don't know about this specific design, but there are several features which are consistent with US field equipment form the 1950s and 1960s.

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    Post by Gulf91 Thu Oct 04, 2012 12:46 pm

    It looks like a mash up of British,US and Australian.
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    Post by filupe Thu Oct 04, 2012 12:56 pm

    Far East commercial made. Malaysian camo version of these were issued to the Royal Hong Kong Regiment for a time (1980s), these may have preceded it. A lot of their equipment was sourced from local commercial manufacturers.

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