WWII US Navy Working Uniform -
This is a US WWII US Navy working uniform. Of gabardine construction. Four pockets, two smaller
ones on top. Two larger ones on the bottom. With scalloped shaped flaps. Metal buttons with
the shape of an eagle standing over an anchor. The pockets have matching buttons but are
of smaller size. The sleeves have two black officer stripes.
The uniform is of dark green color. very fine construction.
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This is a close up view of the metal buttons. They were the same ones employed by the
US Navy. Dark color. The eagle is sitting atop an anchor.
The interior of the armpit is made of a striped material. This was a typical construction for
the time period.
There are two tags in the unifornm. The first photo is the manufacturer of the uniform. This
is a tailor made uniform. Which was an option available to officers.
S. W. Rice
Quantico, VA. Corpus Christie, TX. baltimore, MD.
The second tag has data about the owner. It is hand-written because it is a custom outfit. It is
of white color with black letters.
S. W. Rice Co.
uniforms of quality
208 s. Pulaski St. Baltimore, MD.
Mr. C.T. J.E.
date 4/17/42 No.5601
This WWII US uniform may be currently
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
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