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Tiger Stripes Part II


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Nice hat

Mash up of a black boonie Tigers and lizard !

Got to be done....

 

That's all I found from the old days in a box hidden in my garage

 

Paul Bishop

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"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."

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I recently obtained this tiger strip jacket at two tiger stripe boonies indirectly from a garage sale. This is the standard Veit Nam pattern is it not. Thanks...

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Beautiful badged set to a 4th div LRRP.

 

Great stuff is still out there

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I HAVE SEEN THE ENEMY AND IT IS DAYLIGHT
Forget about the tips..We'll get hell to pay (AC/DC)
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What became the most famous of all tiger stripe clothing began hitting the silver screen as the war was actually happening.

Original Okinawa manufactured cloth was procured by the studios and made into Hollywood non standard but look a like garments.

They followed the basics but actual correct details are slightly different from issue items.

There are 3 variants.

 

Here's a green beret type Classic pattern with makers label.

 

 

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This pattern was used in various movies.

Close encounters of the third kind used this tiger.

Here's a shirt with a look a like name tag made from non issue tape that is typical for a background actor wardrobe.

 

 

 

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Again the US ARMY is on non standard tape.

Look a like works ok....

The buttons are non standard but are 1950s surplus type attached with tan thread.

 

 

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Cool stuff Owen

In Memoriam:
Lieutenant J.Kostelec 1-3 First Special Service Force MIA/PD 4 March 1944 Italy
I HAVE SEEN THE ENEMY AND IT IS DAYLIGHT
Forget about the tips..We'll get hell to pay (AC/DC)
"If you cant get out and run with the big dogs then sit on the porch and bark at the cars going by.."

Have you Hugged a Clown Today?

You Cant Get A Sun Tan On The Moon..





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Don't believe me ?

 

Here's a issue one on the left

Here's the paramount on the right.

Right has an extra pleat copying the natural fabric fold.

This leads me to believe the Hollywood is a copy of a copy.... Some one did not actually have an original sample in their hands...

Or

Just copied a photograph.

That's ok.

 

 

 

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Breast pockets are large on the issue on the left

Small on the paramount Tiger on the right.

 

 

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The original war time fabric really makes these shits pop.

No doubt cut for the larger western build.

 

This shirt being background has no stiffeners in the collars.

 

 

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The original war time fabric really makes these shits pop.

No doubt cut for the larger western build.

 

This shirt being background has no stiffeners in the collars.

 

 

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"make these shits pop"

haha

 

did you mean "makes this shinola pop." or "make these SHIRTs pop"?

 

 

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