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Picked up a nice pair at an estate sale. Dated 1955 from the Phila. Q.M. Depot. Why were the corners of the heels beveled? Could it be that if the boots were used by Paratroopers, it lessened the chance of risers getting snagged on the heels? The front of the heels are not beveled, only the corne...

US Army M1948 Russet Combat Boots 7 1/2 . FLU3178 TimeTravelerMilitary. From shop TimeTravelerMilitary. 5 out of 5 stars (186) 186 reviews $ 125.00 FREE shipping Favorite Add to Russian Army Winter Boots with felt sole original military type Sheepskin Wool Fur insulation and Leather -5 to -30C SmallWorldRU. From shop SmallWorldRU ...

M1948 Russet Combat Boots. The Boots, Service, Combat, Russet were intended to replace the M1943 Combat Boots of WW II as well as jump boots and other footwear. Styled like the coveted WW II jump boots, they eventually became worn by most U.S. Army soldiers but not until after the Korean War. M1948 Russet Combat Boots worn by 2ID MP at the DMZ ...

Airborne units resisted giving up their distinctive boots, only slowly accepting the phase in of newer standard boots. When the Boots, Service, Combat, Russet M1948 came into widespread use during and after the Korean War -- a boot with very similar styling to the Boots, Jumper, Parachute -- gradually the specialized Airborne boots disappeared.

Original Item: Only One Pair Available. This is an excellent condition, nearly unissued pair of Korean War Era M1948 Russet Combat Boots in size 9 W, as marked on the inside and top exterior. These are very popular on the market, as they are almost identical to the WWII US paratrooper jump boots. They are non-steel toed with rubber nailed soles and rubber heels, …

Bluehawk and Edgeer, and Silverback MP, as far as jump boots in the 50s ago, quite a few people confuse them with the M1948 russet pattern combat boot. My grandfather had a pair of these in 53 and 54 after he got home from Korea. He always called them "like paratrooper boots" and he has them shined up like a mirror with yellow laces for Cav.

Description. Original US Korean War Army M1948 Russet Leather Combat Boots Size 10- These boots are almost identical to the WWII US paratrooper jump boots. They are non-steel toed with rubber nailed soles and rubber heels. These are a very nice pair of Korean War (1950-53) era US Army M48 Combat Boots in brown russet leather.

M1948 Russet Combat Boots. The Boots, Service, Combat, Russet were intended to replace the M1943 Combat Boots of WW II as well as jump boots and other footwear. Styled like the coveted WW II jump boots, they eventually …

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Original Item: Only One Pair Available. This is an excellent condition, nearly unissued pair of Korean War Era M1948 Russet Combat Boots in size 9 W, as marked on the inside and top exterior. These are very popular on the market, as they are almost identical to the WWII US paratrooper jump boots. They are non-steel toed with rubber nailed soles and rubber heels, …

One pair of genuine US Army issue M1948 Russet Combat boots, size 9D--issued but never worn or polished Not much to be said here; boots are essentially new/NOS/unworn with some very minor storage wear. The soles show zero evidence of being worn, There is no dry rot or other issues. It would be very hard to upgrade from these.

Share. #2. Posted December 10, 2012. 99% of the 11 eyelet boots you will see are actually the post WW2 M1948 Russet combat boots.. (The replacement for the Buckle Boot) Over the years I've seen "Collectors" & Reenactors try to label these as the mythical M1944 boot.. They will swear on a stack of Bibles they are WW2 or came direct from WW2 vets ...

The M1948 Russet Combat Boot was the Army's standard leather boot until the transition began to black footwear to go with the new Army Green uniforms, adopted September 1954. In early 1958, soldiers who still had the russet color boots were instructed to use shoe dye to change the color to black, although russet boots were still being issued in ...

C068084 M1948 "KOREAN WAR ERA" RUSSET COMBAT BOOTS. A pair of brown multi-piece constructed leather boots with eleven pairs of brown painted eyelets. The boots measure approximately 23cm or 9" tall from the top of the heel up the back seam of the boot. The foot measures approximately 28.5cm long.