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Mystery Tag on USMC P1941 Utilities

Started by Das-boot , Nov 13 2017 07:08 PM

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#1 Das-boot

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 07:08 PM

Hi all,

I recently picked up a set of P41 utility trousers at a sale and It had this Green tag on it. Can anyone tell me what it specifically represents? I understand that some of the numbers represent the year this particular set of trousers was produced (1944) as well as the waist and inseam (its a size 32 waist). Otherwise Im not sure what the rest of the numbers mean. Is it a laundry tag?

Thanks all!

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#2 bargunner

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 07:19 PM

It's a cutter tag. Any pictures of the front of the trousers and the waistband?

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 07:32 PM

Unfortunately I didnt take anything but closeups as of now. Can send some tomorrow.

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 07:34 PM

Here is the manufacturers stamp

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 07:37 PM

As stated a cutters tag placed there by the manufacturer



#6 Das-boot

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 07:38 PM

Gotcha. Thank you both for the info!

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 07:52 PM

heres one (of two) 1945 dated M43 field jackets in size 42 I own.They have never been worn.

 

I have another M43 in a sz 52-54 that's tagged

 

I also have a M41 that was sent home by a vet still tagged and unworn.

 

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 11:24 PM

hello
have similar with yellow tag
you can ad your on this thread
http://www.usmilitar...trousers/page-2

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 02:41 PM

I only know that the left number indicates the date of manufacture and the right number indicates waist size. I would be interested in finding out what the other numbers indicate. I would speculate that at least one of the other numbers is an identifier as to the person who cut the trousers. As far as I know, the tags were added before the uniforms were sewn together.




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