(A "Collectible Display" Item is anything a Prudent Person
would NOT use for anything but a DISPLAY)
3800 - 3899 Ponchos, Poncho Liners, Covers, and Etc.
( also see 9100 – 9299 for Rain Gear )
3804 RVN Era Olive Green Poncho LINER
F. round-corners, no date label, green cloth “use & care” label,
1 x corner-tie has been neatly removed (other 3 ties intact), NEVER WASHED, needs to be cleaned, 6 cigarette burn holes (largest hole is ¾”), minor wear, EC
( Early Vietnam Era with the center seam ) See Pictures on Equipment page http://www.ljmilitaria.com/equipment.htm
3808 Early-RVN Era Parachute-Camouflage Poncho LINER
Light Green/Yellow NYLON similar to the Pattern/Texture used for Parachute Canopies since 1952 (or before). Liners will have “round” corners unless noted.
M. Square Cornered, Label mostly faded (can read: “DSA-1…..”), Large Holes have been repaired, small snags/holes have not been repaired, Excellent Color, Very RARE Liner, Good Display Item, GC+ (Probably Dated in 1961-62 Era due to the Square Corners) (see Web Site for Pictures)
AA. Dated 1964 (DSA-1-6997), repaired, Excellent Color and Label is completely readable, EC See Pictures on Equipment page
3810 RVN Era Camouflage Poncho LINER
All Liners will have “round” corners unless noted.
A. dated 1970, Excellent Color, 2 small holes, GC
J. dated 1972, Mint
K. dated 1972, Mint
L. dated 1972, Mint
N. dated 1972, Mint
W. dated 1972, Minor Abrasions and Stains, otherwise EC
3836 U. S. Army WWII Era Olive Drab Poncho (Lightweight)
Lightweight Poncho developed in 1944, NO Hood, has a drawcord neck-closure, similar to #3838 & 3840 but made with different materials.
3836A’s Data Stamp reads:
PONCHOS, LIGHTWEIGHT OD
W 36 030 QM-A14959
22 FEB 1945
SPEC P.Q.D. 438
STOCK NO. 72-P-9780
(see Doughboy to GI, page 139, Upper Right Photo)
A. dated Feb.1945, has an instruction stamp, masking tape residue (remove with “GOO Gone”), ½” “L-shaped” tear, needs to be washed in warm-soapy water, GC
(see on Army Gear page http://www.ljmilitaria.com/army_gear.htm )
3838 U. S. Army WWII Era Olive Drab Poncho (RIPSTOP)
RIPSTOP Rubberized Ponchowithout a Hood, has a drawcord neck-closure, similar to #3836 & 3840 until you examine the outside and look at the Data Stamp. (Ripstop lines are approximately 9/16” apart..I have never seen a RIPSTOP)
3838B’s Data Stamp reads:
PONCHO LIGHTWEIGHT, RIPSTOP, O. D.
CAMBRIDGE RUBBER COMPANY
20 NOVEMBER P. O. 6399
STOCK NUMBER 72-P-9782
PHILADELPHIA Q.M. DEPORT
B. November (1944(?)) (I believe from books I have read that this would be November of 1944), Below average wear (probably never was issued),
still has the sticky-like coating on the inside, inside has started showing some bubbling and parts of the poncho is getting crinkly, needs to be washed in warm-soapy water, overall in Excellent Condition for a WWII Poncho, EC
Probably a Rare WWII Poncho!
(see on Army Gear http://www.ljmilitaria.com/army_gear.htm )
3840 U. S. Army WWII Era Olive Drab PONCHO (Synthetic Resin)
Synthetic Resin Poncho, No Hood, with a Drawstring Neck-closure,
similar to #3836 & 3838 but made with different materials.
A. Olive Drab Hood for an Officer’s WWII Era U.S. Army Trench Coat, EC
3908 WWII Era OG Rubber Women Officer's PARKA/RAINCOAT
Pattern Dated 1/23/43, SPEC PQD 208A,
with: Fixed-Hood, Epaulets, and Caped-Back
A. Small (Man's size 38), Dated Feb, 12, 1943, Still-Very-Supple, one-Epaulet button broken (still functional), the Nicest One I have ever seen, New
3910 Women's USMCR WWII Era OD Cotton Poplin TRENCH COAT
Light OD color Double-breasted Trench Coat of wind resistant, water repellent, cotton poplin. It has: eapulets, a buttoned-on hood, convertible colla,r and slit pockets. Buttons are present to add a wool liner/dressing gown in cold weather.
(very similar to the WAC Field Overcoat shown in Petersen's Book, page 6)
(see USMC in WWII Book, pages: 68 & 129)
D. Size 14L, (no pocket label), with Hood and Belt, Excellent Color, EC+
3916 USN Gray RAINCOAT (Probably WWII Era)
A. size 38 (Medium), Contract N140-62236s-29210B, Corduroy Collar, stains, GC
3920 WWII Era Synthetic Resin RAINCOAT (Dismounted)
Pattern Dated 5/24/1943 (see Doughboy to GI, page 137)
A. Small, Dated June 1943, small repair, GC
3922 WWII Era OD Rubber RAINCOAT (Dismounted)
SPEC PQD # 71-G
A. Medium, dated NOV. 26, 1945, stains, otherwise GC
B. Medium, dated 1944, GC
3924 Korean War Era OD Rubber RAINCOAT (Dismounted)