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WWII US Army Mackinaw 3rd Pattern (Jeep Coat) - The manickaw coat. Most commonly known as the Jeep coat. It was widely used in the European theater. There were three models manufactured. The one displayed here is the third and last version.

The primary difference between this model and the previous ones is that this one does not have belt loops and a belt. The other ones did. Also, in the third version the collar has notched lapels while the other ones did not.

Of cotton construction with a wool liner. With two lower pockets and two rows of brown plastic buttons.

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 lower portion of the inside of the coat was lined with a thin layer of wool. Like many other US uniforms in WWII. A tag was placed inside one of the pockets. This tag contains a wealth of information for the collector. Data such as the date of manufacturing, Material, color, contract number, manufacturer's name, etc are found there.

Normal wear of the coat often times causes the tag to come off or become illegible.

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.


The value for the 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
Value $140.00 $160.00 $180.00 $200.00 $225.00
Availability Medium Medium Medium Rare Rare
Invest Grade B B B A A

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