This is a US Army utility shirt. Of herringbone construction. With two
pockets closed by flaps with exposed buttons. The shirt has a series of
large, plastic brown buttons.
A black nametag with gold letters is affixed above one of the pockets.
This is very characteristic of the Korean war.
The design of is almost identical to that used during WWII. Differences
include the mumber of pockets, button type and markings.
This page is a recognition and identification guide for Korean War 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 Korean war 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 US uniform 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 of this headgear.
Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine the authenticity of
If you have an interest is seeing other Korean War American military uniforms, you can do so by
going to our Korean war US Military uniforms
identification guide. Where we cover Army, Navy, Army Air Force and other organizations.