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    Tiger Stripe Shirt??

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    Post by helm40 Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:24 pm

    Hope someone can help with this. I found this shirt several years ago in a box of yard sale stuff. It is small and a bit worn, but I dont know if its real or commercial.
    Thanks,
    Scott Ellifritt

    Tiger Stripe Shirt?? Mvc-1613
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    Post by helm40 Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:25 pm

    Tiger Stripe Shirt?? Mvc-1614

    the pocket
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    Post by helm40 Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:26 pm

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    the way the pocket is made
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    Post by helm40 Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:27 pm

    Tiger Stripe Shirt?? Mvc-1310

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    Post by helm40 Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:28 pm

    Tiger Stripe Shirt?? Mvc-1311

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    Post by panzerwerk Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:42 pm

    any Stamps by the collar on the inside ? and how about a picture of the complete back of the shirt to see the pattern .
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    Post by filupe Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:53 pm

    First impressions are that it is real. Try US Militaria Forum - there is an extensive tiger stripe thread and some very knowledgable experts, both perceived and literal, that could give you a little more info on this item.
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    Post by panzerwerk Mon Feb 15, 2010 9:17 pm

    What he said !!! I still would like to see a pic of the back !!
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    Post by helm40 Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:02 pm

    No stamps or labels or markTiger Stripe Shirt?? Mvc-1710s at all. Here is the back.
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    Post by panzerwerk Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:34 pm

    Looks real to me !!
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    Post by kammo-man Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:07 pm

    100% real in every way .

    Nice purple tiger shirt in a Viet cut .


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    Post by helm40 Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:26 pm

    Hello,
    Thanks for the info. When you say Viet cut does that mean Viet Nam era or cut for the South Vietnamese troops? This shirt is small. Where would any stamps or markings have been? Also any rough idea of value?
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    Post by kammo-man Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:48 pm

    There would have been a A-S A-M or a A-L stamp near the collar area.
    This could have been printed in a small box but more that likely not.

    TS uniforms came in 3 basic garment cut styles.

    US cut for United States body type this will say US-S ect

    Asian cut marked as stated above will have a small overall feel and could be considered Vietnamese cut hence Viet cut.

    Then there are custom garments that follow no rules and can be marked in many different ways with tailor tags ect.


    Your shirt is on the lower end of the price scale due to condition, size ,fade and last but not least pattern.

    I hope this helps



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    Post by helm40 Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:42 am

    Thanks,
    I have had this for a long time and am glad to finally know it is real. Not too bad to come from a yard sale for free.
    Scott

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