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here are some detail photos for the post 980:

 

like Mike told

 

 

this pattern is called PURPLE or ARVN Classics/Advisor's Type Dense (ADD)

 

 

#1 mint: "brown dominated" -> #5 faded: black stripes faded into purple,

#2 mint: "brown dominated" -> #6 faded: black stripes faded, but not purple,

#3 mint: "green dominated" -> #7 faded: black stripes are still black

#4 mint: "green-grey dom." -> #8 faded: black stripes faded, maybe purple or like Johnson's book page: 136

 

 

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i own middle-weight fabric (looks almost like poplin fabric) and the classic heavy-weight fabric

 

 

fabrics to compare:

 

above and center: middle-weight

below: heavy-weight

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You are welcome mates,

 

 

i wish some experienced collectors do the same way like me.... :)

 

 

if i have more tigers to compare (mint to faded) i would do it again

 

 

regards

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Very good job bro. :thumbsup:

Love your huge ADD collection as well as all the other tigers you got!

Next time when I see you I have to put my hands on some of your other tigers.... you know what I mean! :rolleyes:

cheers,

Mike

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Here is something I have never seen before ................

 

A classic ARVN set unissued and in the issue bag.

At this years SOS in Kentucky I seen a set behind a table and asked to see it .

The dealer was really pissed off and would not show it to me complaining about someone who had just came along and ripped the bag open and pulled out the shirt !!!!

Well after much talking I managed to get the set from him and after taking this picture, carefully put the shirt back into the now opened bag as close as possible .

Long story ......but whats the big deal?

Well the set is printed upon the Japanese brushed cotton only ever found on gold suits !!!!

In 30 years I have not EVER seen this and I believe no one has either .

Its beyond cool .

I am sure there is more out there , there has to be right ?

 

B20 you are right Sir , its the gold print .....but also the ARVN classic .

 

Anyhow ...........heres a picture of the shirt before it went back in the bag , luckily the pants remained unopened .

 

owen

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Great set owen!

 

Today its very hard to find tiger in orginal issue bags and indeed very unusual to get one made out of this soft type brushed cotton!

 

I never seen on of those before!

 

Mike

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bought this classic uniform.

but if I'm not wrong it's a repro, isn't it?

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BA,

your shirt is the same re-production run like the early Tigerstripe Productions (TSP) uniform we told about on post #746 until #821.

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The BLACK-STRIPES and its CONSTELLATION on the backside of YOUR shirt, is correct printed, BUT

 

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if you see the right sleeve, there is the "wrong" part again.

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This part is usually only printed on Tadpole/Silver pattern.

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I think TSP connected this part of Tadpole/Silver pattern with the JWD/Classic pattern.

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This is a nice photo, took from the site warboats.org (support them, it is a very informative site). A Special Boat Squadron 1 soldier (so post 1978 photo). Took circa 1981/1983 probably.

caption says

Mad Dog Evanouski SOC firing the Stoner LMG, note oddly

enough his old Vietnam tiger stripes blend well with the desert.

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Wow! thats a awesome shot of using orginal tigertripes after vietnam!

Looks like late war black button tiger set!?

Thanks for sharing that!

Mike

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Hi, having no experiance with Tiger Stripes I need your help.

What do you think about this Jacket and Trousers?

 

Jacket: sleeves with gussets, collar with adjustment tab,

all 3 pockets with very strange drain net

Trouser: only two pockets, also with the strange drain net,

gas flap, leg bottom drawstrings.

 

I think, the labels are typical DPSC, but the combination of

only one size in figures in combination with the length in words

is strange too?

Have you ever seen something like this?

In any case this suit is old and made of good quality.

Is it a fantasy product, experimental or what else?

Thanks for your answers.

 

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Hi, having no experiance with Tiger Stripes I need your help.

What do you think about this Jacket and Trousers?

 

Jacket: sleeves with gussets, collar with adjustment tab,

all 3 pockets with very strange drain net

Trouser: only two pockets, also with the strange drain net,

gas flap, leg bottom drawstrings.

 

I think, the labels are typical DPSC, but the combination of

only one size in figures in combination with the length in words

is strange too?

Have you ever seen something like this?

In any case this suit is old and made of good quality.

Is it a fantasy product, experimental or what else?

Thanks for your answers.

 

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post-6884-1325948583.jpg

 

 

Thats a quite interesting tiger set!

The DPSC on the lable means Defense Personal Supply Center

So it could be indeed a kind of goverment experimental run of tiger stripe camo?

I never seen one of those before?

Very unusual for sure!

Mike

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Weird indeed .

The labels look like you said ...but the mesh is different .

Could they be fashion tigers ?

I would love to do a hands on inspection of them .

cool post .

owen


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One has to wonder if his is from the same time frame as the experimental poncho. I have only one example and I have vague memory of it having similar stamp (although not label) as this set. The pattern certainly looks similar to the giant Thai pattern of the poncho.

 

It does seem incredible that an experimental army tiger set has not shown up before. If it is ligit, has to be about the rearest tiger out there.

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