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WWII US Marine Corps Summer Dress Uniform - When the United States entered World War Two much of the military was unprepared for combat. The unforms and equipment employed was very antiquated, most of it dated back to World War one. The US Military dress uniform was no exception.

The uniform shown here is an example of the type used during WWII.







This page is a recognition and identification guide for WWII US military uniforms. Multiple detailed photos of a specific sample are provided. Descriptions point out clearly defined points that should be noted.

One of the most commonly asked questions is "How much is my WWII US uniform worth?". A price guide is included here to address this question. The value of the uniforms is reviewed over a period of several years. A trend can be observed. The present worth of the American military uniforms in the collector's market is illustrated.

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The pants have a white tag with the EGA embroidered with gold thread. Red letters are used next to it and are also embroidered. The tag reads:

Garment mfgd of
USMC approved
materials for style
design and quality
to like item approved
by USMC serial 546


The jacket also has two white tags of similar construction. One small tag was exactly the same as the one found in the pants. One large tag has a different design which consists of a large yello EGA with letters that read:

Exchange Uniform
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M.C.S.
Quantico Virginia
S. Abrahams & Co. inc.
Phila 23, PA.
Saco Uniform (TM)






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Collecting WWII American Uniforms
Collecting American military and civilian uniforms is a field that has been growing since the days the GI's were sent to fight during WWII. The development of new materials and uniform designs exploded during the war years as the armed forces figured out the best way to fight in various types of climates and environments. This fact makes the collecting of US uniforms very appealing.


In trying to determine if you should collect WWII American uniforms there are certain factors that should be considered.

A collector may decide what to collect based on the likes of the person. Some individuals collect all Army Air Corps related items, others may want USMC combat uniforms, etc.



This item is currently being reproduced. It is becoming more difficult to be able to tell the fake ones from the real ones because the quality of the reproductions is improving. The collector must become familiarized with the construction style and materials employed in the manufacturing items like this one. Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine the authenticity of the WWII US uniforms.



If you have an interest is seeing other WWII American Military uniforms, you can do so by going to our The History of the American Military Uniform identification guide.







PRICING GUIDE INFORMATION

The value for WWII US uniforms and other military antiques and collectibles is provided as a means to educate the collector community and individuals who have a general interest on the field. The following is an estimated value. Prices may vary in every state and every country. This service is provided courtesy of MilitaryItems.com. The source for military antiques and collectibles in the web.

Year 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Value $80.00 $90.00 $100.00 $110.00 $120.00 $130.00 $140.00 $150.00 $160.00 $170.00 $180.00 $180.00
Availability Medium Medium Medium Medium Medium Medium Medium Medium Medium Medium Medium Medium
Invest Grade B B B B B B B B B B B B


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  MARKET ANALYSIS
Jan 11th, 2017
This set is in very good condition. In general the dress uniforms are less desirable than the combat uniforms. However, these type of items are begining to get scarce so the value is likely to go up at a modest pace.




 
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