US Military Snowshoes - White Metal

Vintage Military Snowshoes
c. 1953 – 20th century
Metal
46"l x 12"w
© Vintage Winter

A great pair of military snowshoes - made in the 1950s-1960s.  

White Metal was used as an "upgrade" from the older wooden snowshoes.  The babiche (rawhide) of the older styles was again "upgraded and updated" to woven steel wire - one that will NEVER or close to never - wear out.   

 

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