MUSETTE BAG

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  1. Grant

    Grant Well-Known Member

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    The common musette bag makes a great stuffer of things when getting away for the weekend. The different manufacturer stampings on the strap and bag are pretty cool on this one. I usually stuff an A-2 in mine.

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  2. Dr H

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    I’m seriously considering one to carry the laptop to work.
    I sold a Mk VII gas mask bag recently as it was just too narrow/short to fit it comfortably.
     
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    Thinking about one for work too, something to carry the laptop, a bottle of water, lunch and a couple other small things. What are the best repros out there?


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  4. Dr H

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    Lots of Chinese repros on EBAY, but can’t comment on quality.
     
  5. B-Man2

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    E384632C-CE84-40BE-90A2-BF5C61568C10.jpeg I have originals and I purchased a repro from “At the Front” for everyday use. For the money it’s not bad. What Price Glory has a WWI Musette Officers Bag that looks pretty damn cool
     
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  6. Art

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    Another cool looking item you got there Grant aka climateking
     
  7. Dr H

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    I might opt for that WWI variant.
     
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    Dr H
    I have one so if you’d like some close ups and a look inside let me know.
     
  9. Thomas Koehle

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    I own several originals and as well some repops of different makers ...

    would recommend ATF
     
  10. Dr H

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    Yes please B-Man2, is the interior roomy enough for a standard (old, white polycarbonate) 13” MacBook and how true to colour is the image of the brown leather panel on the flap?
    Thanks
    Ian
     
  11. B-Man2

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    3FBFC0DF-C7F5-424D-A622-0F856BE8E112.jpeg DA86E6F1-44F1-4F70-8A18-FB2708A74A51.jpeg F4ED147B-00C0-4644-B772-00A52412BD21.jpeg 08855E90-FF64-4222-A603-6768F3021E23.jpeg A76DD581-7A1F-44F5-A220-BA02095175F6.jpeg D0EB1E0C-EF6F-4C82-B0D5-F51539605236.jpeg C432F3E8-D0B1-4D0D-8D9B-3E1CD0FC3B4F.jpeg Hi Grant
    Not trying to hijack your thread just a quick reply to Dr H.
    It would be a just a tad to small for the 13 inch Mac book . However , there is a Chinese repro of the musette bag that is oversized that would handle the Mac book and an A2 all in one. I’ve attached photos of the inside and outside of both of them taken outside so you can see the true color of the leather. I’ve also compared the size of both to an original WWII musette bag so you can judge for yourself which size would best fit your needs.
    Cheers
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    D30B1E46-7856-4E2C-8E5F-EF230C477606.jpeg Dr H
    Here’s the large musette bag on Amazon for cheap money
     
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  13. Thomas Koehle

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    Thx for the comparison Burt!

    The WPG bag ain’t look that shabby at all
     
  14. Grant

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    Thomas, keep a look out for an original; they can often be had for about the same or less than a repro.
     
  15. Thomas Koehle

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    Grant thx for the hint!

    I already have about 20 of them in my collection - full OD versions, the rubberized ones sometimes called”airborne musette” and Standard ones but do not want to take them out for usage
     
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  16. Stony

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    I have an original, but my everyday mussette is a repop I bought from Hayes Otopalik years ago. He might still make them and they are really nice.
     
  17. EmergencyIan

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    I’ve only owned originals. As long as they aren’t the rubberized version, they hold very well all these years later. For a long time, I used one as a messenger bag here in NYC.

    - Ian
     

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