WWII Canvas 1934 Pyramidal Tents from the Tri-State Living History Association

Recently the Tri-State Living History Association was generous enough to loan two original WWII canvas 1934 Pyramidal Tents for Armbruster to reference. Armbruster is now building these tents again just like we did during the 1940s. Eric "Tab" Taubery, the President of the Tri-State Living History Association contacted us to donate the use of his organization's two tents to referene in the construction of our "new" made versions. We are now comparing these tents against our original construction files to ensure our versions we manufacture now match the originals. The shape of these two original tents is amazing. Both built in 1940, these tents are 70 years old and still going! One is an early war USMC khaki version, and the other is a mid war Army contract version. Slight...

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Armbruster builds WWII Canvas Tents

Period rope, slides, OD Tape, OD Canvas, Black Brass Grommets, Original Thread. Details of stove pipe opening above. Details of Wall overlap with black grommets and rope ties Large Wall Tent Large Wall Tent Small Wall TentSmall Wall Tent Original Stencils Large Wall Tent with Sides Down Large Wall Tent tested 7-24-09 in storm, didn't leak a bit! Interior of Small Wall Tent with 2 Cots. Will fit up to 4 cots. Small Wall Tent with sides down, didn't leak at all in downpour! Large Wall Tent Sides Down Photo taken during WWII with Armbruster Tents shipping out to the QM Depots Period correct canvas being sewn with 1940s cotton thread 1928 Grommet machine still in use Original U.S. Stencil left from WWII to mark the...

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