Uniform and Kepis -

Vietnam Era Cotton Poplin Blouse
Item #: AA2342
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This is an olive green, 3rd Model cotton poplin, tropical shirt with five concealed front buttons, two slant chest pockets and two large lower pockets. The pockets are pleated, have expandable gussets and are covered by large flaps that have two concealed buttons. The cuffs have a tapered opening with two closure buttons. All the buttons on the shirt are the green composite type and all are present. There are three tags sewn on the inside of the shirt. The size is sewn into the back of the of the shirt just below the collar, this shirt being a regular small. The nomenclature tag is sewn into the bottom of the right side and reads "COAT, MAN'S, COMBAT, TROPICAL/DSA-100-1387". An instruction label is sewn behind the right side bottom pocket. The US ARMY tape and name tape of WEST sewn above the slant pockets are very legible. The rank of Master Sergeant is sewn onto each collar and a MACV patch is sewn on the left sleeve. There is no combat patch sewn on the right sleeve. A Model 1956 pistol belt is worn around the waist, along with a Vietnam era M1916 holster and M1956 ammo pouch for the M1911A1 this NCO carried. Topping off this veterans 1965-1966 combat blouse is a "Boonie" hat, worn with the right side snapped up. A tab has been sewn on the right side with the word VIET-NAM displayed in white on a red back ground. The hat does not have a liner or sweat band. This is a nice grouping of an early war NCO adviser with the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam. The blouse, hat, and pistol bet rig are in very good condition and would compliment any Vietnam collection.
Shipping Weight: 5 lbs
Your Price $225.00 USD