H016889 M1929 TENT PEGS. (Zeltpflock)

BACKGROUND: Along with the standard issue M31 Zeltbahn, (Quarter shelter/poncho), each soldier was also equipped with tenting accessories that consisted of the M1892 tent rope, the three piece M1901 breakdown tent pole, and two M1929 tent pegs enabling the individual to utilize his Quarter shelter with others to form a tent. Normally these tenting accessories would be carried in the individual’s backpack or rucksack although there was a specially designed carrying bag for these items that was issued on a limited basis. The early issue tent pegs were constructed of metal or metal alloy’s while later production tent pegs were generally manufactured in molded bakelite, plastic impregnated wood or plain wood.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Three, issue M1929 pattern, plastic impregnated, lathed, wooden construction tent pegs. Nicely maker marked and dated. Superb condition. Nice Zeltbahn accessories.

GRADE ****1/4                             PRICE $119.00

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