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Article about: Hi, could this be original? 1918 dated. It does look really good. Thanks Cheers. Nuno

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    Hi, could this be original?
    1918 dated.
    It does look really good.
    Thanks
    Cheers.
    Nuno
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    What are your opinions on this 2nd one?
    Thanks
    Cheers.
    Nuno
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    Both look 100% to me. I've seen the red patch before but I can't remember what it is offhand. The second one appears to have been tailored also, very nice.

    Burt
    Happiness is a belt fed weapon

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    Quote by milmuseum View Post
    Both look 100% to me. I've seen the red patch before but I can't remember what it is offhand. The second one appears to have been tailored also, very nice.

    Burt
    Thank you Burt.
    They both look good to me also.
    Cheers.
    Nuno

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    Both are good genuine WWI tunics.
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    The first one is what is called a model 1912 as evidenced by the double row of stitches 4 inches above the cuff bottoms it is unusual to find one dated 1918. It certainly appears to be original.
    The second one is what is commonly refered to as a model 1918. The single row of stitching above the cuff bottom identifies it as such. It also appears to be original.
    The other enlisted model is refered to as a model 1917 which has no stitches at the cuff.
    There are english made models that were issued to enlisted men also.
    When time permits I will photograph the different types of enlisted tunics and post them to the forum.

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    Nice 86th ID Patch on one of the jackets! Love those WW1 patches lol
    Ryan

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