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unmarked y straps are they common?

Article about: I was looking over these y straps that appear to have no markings to speak of. These look good to me with the only questionable observation being the stitching on the upper d rings. Most str

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    Default unmarked y straps are they common?

    I was looking over these y straps that appear to have no markings to speak of. These look good to me with the only questionable observation being the stitching on the upper d rings. Most straps I see have a middle row of stitching for strength. Do these look good to you folks?

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    Hello,
    They're OK...no problem with the lack of the third stitching for the D-rings...
    Thanks
    PREUSSENS GLORIA

    In Memoriam :
    Laurent Huart (1964-2008)

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    I've seen unmarked good ones a lot of field gear is unmarked. timothy

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    No problems with this one.... unmarked Y-straps are encountered a lot....

    Also the stitching is no problem.... there were many many ways of attaching the D-Rings, probably all manufacturer variations....

    Here an example.....



    and a lot of other variations from my collection



    Tom

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    No wonder i cant find a decent set...YOU have them all !! ( :

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    hahaha, well, somebody got to have them, it might as well be ME !!!!

    I have one for each year now (1939 until 1944) (and a few other variations of course.... still looking for a RME 45 one !!!!

    Tom

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    Tom have all the Y straps, so we can't find them !
    The best Militaria forum in France is here : http://deutsch-militaria.forumactif.us/

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    Hello,
    Fortunately for some people on the forum, Tom does not own all of them...ehehehe
    Quality and quantity on the same photo...this is how i love collection...thanks for sharing Tom...dont you own a pair of unissued "light" Y-straps, factory modified in this type of Y-straps, then issued as a pair of standard infantry Y-straps ?...they're also great...
    Thanks
    PREUSSENS GLORIA

    In Memoriam :
    Laurent Huart (1964-2008)

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    JP

    Don't you mean the cavalry Y straps ?? with the vertical D-rings ??

    I did have a pair of light weight Y straps with aux. straps which were field modified, but i don't have them anymore

    Tom

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    Hello Tom,
    No i didn't mean cavalry Y-straps with vertical D-rings, but unissued early type lightweight Y-straps that were factory modified and had the usual D-rings and auxiliary straps added then that were issued as normal infantry Y-straps....they're quite scarce now as not many were produced...
    Thanks
    PREUSSENS GLORIA

    In Memoriam :
    Laurent Huart (1964-2008)

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