Military used commodity after a long period of storage in a warehouse, requires proper care before being used again.
How or with what take care of oryginal things, to meet it's functions?
Original and well made shoe covers manufactured by the renowned company Berghaus in model GTS gaiters coming from stocks of Dutch troops. Made from durable Gore-tex fabric, which provides water resistance, breathability and durability.
When applied on the pants, Gaiters cover legs from the ankles upward, together with upper parts of shoes. Appropriate placement and matching of protectors is provided by rubber straps attached on shoe soles.
Main function of gaiters is to prevent against ingress of water or dirt (snow, mud, stones, etc.) to the inside of shoe. They protect the lower part of pants from getting dirty, getting wet and damaged.
Fastened using velcro and snaps.
The item with visible signs of use, sometimes repaired to full working or minor splotchings.
The shoes from this group may not include all the accessories specified by the manufacturers e.g. quick lacing system or insoles.