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WWI US Army Tanker Uniform -
The tank was a new technological breakthrough introduced in WWI. The American army had a tank corps during the war.

The uniform featured here is a US WWI tanker uniform. very rare and hard to find. Of heavy wool construction with metal buttons. Four pockets were secured shut via the use of buttons. The uniform was the same that was employed by the other branches of the armed forces. The only difference were the patches and insignia.

The tanker patch was made of wool. Round shape. The front aspect of a tank was embroidered in the center with lighter green wool.

The collar insignia was made of metal. Like the patch, it feature the front image of a tank. The background was of checkered pattern. Screw back type. The back of the collar disk was flat and did not have any markings.

This page is a recognition and identification guide for WWI 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 WWI 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 collar of the uniform stood tall and was secured shut via the use of metal hooks. The disk shown to the right of the hook secures the collar insignia.

The uniform has a 4th Infantry Division patch. Of typical WWI construction. Heavy wool with a pattern cut out of a flannel like material. Fairly rough construction technique.

The uniform has a tag in one of the lower pockets. in many cases the tag is missing or not legible because the uniform has been washed too many times.

This WWI US military collectible 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 US military uniforms of WWI, you can do so by going to our The History of the American Military Uniform identification and price guide.


The value for the WWI 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
Value $400.00 $450.00 $475.00 $500.00 $550.00
Availability Rare Rare Rare Rare Rare
Invest Grade A A A A A

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