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WWII US Army HBT Fatigue Shirt - The United States armed forces employed a variety of fatigue shirts during WWII. The example portrayed on this page was manufactured from a canvis-like material. The shirt had two pockets with a flap secured by a single button. The shirt came equipped with plastic buttons. This type of uniform saw action in both the Pacific and European fronts.

Notice how one of the pockets comes equipped with a pen/pencil holder. All the shirts were issued with long sleeves. Many of the soldiers modified them to short sleeves, specially in the South Pacific where the weather could be much hotter.

Some of the shirts has manufacturing tags. In Other instances the information was simply stamped in black ink. Sometimes it is very difficult to read the stamps because they wear out.


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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This WWII US uniform may be currently 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 of this item. Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine the authenticity of the collectible.



If you have an interest is seeing other WWII US uniforms, you can do so by going to our American Military Uniforms Price Guide. Where we cover Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and other organizations.



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 $30.00 $35.00 $35.00 $35.00 $40.00 $40.00 $45.00 $45.00 $50.00 $50.00 $55.00 $55.00
Availability Common Common Common Common Common Common Common Common Common Common Medium Medium
Invest Grade C C C C C C C B B B B B


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  MARKET ANALYSIS
Feb 27th, 2017
Most of the American uniforms of the WWII era are relatively common. The HBT shirt featured here is getting hard to find. In general the appreciation has been moderate. Recently the value has began to come up some. It is expected that this trend will continue.


 
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