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Re: What Price Glory
« Reply #20 on: April 18, 2019, 05:25:20 pm »
His reaction is also historically correct, ;D and one of the reasons the blouse only lasted 2 years!
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Re: What Price Glory
« Reply #21 on: April 19, 2019, 07:41:21 am »
That pleated blouse is just plain ugly.
Yes, it is! (but I still want one someday to go with my "ugly" 1872 campaign hat)
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Re: What Price Glory
« Reply #22 on: April 19, 2019, 09:14:07 am »
I just received a shipment from WPG...from Dubai to my front door in 5 days.  Not bad since it entered the US at Cincinnati and was stuck in Customs for over 24 hours.  Received a pair of 1885 ("Saxony blue") trousers, Mills Belt, and brown leggings.  All excellent quality.  The trousers were already hemmed to length!  Luckily, just the right length.  Going to seamstress today to have NCO stripes applied.
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Re: What Price Glory
« Reply #23 on: April 19, 2019, 10:06:29 am »
Outstanding!
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Re: What Price Glory
« Reply #24 on: June 15, 2019, 06:45:07 pm »
Yes, it is! (but I still want one someday to go with my "ugly" 1872 campaign hat)

Yep, those are UGLY too.  I found it somehow hilarious that I had a "historically correct reaction" to the UGLY 1872 Fatigue Blouse, but it was and still is UGLY. 

I did get an Indian War Tin Cup from WPG that I swear weighs about 3x what a Stainless of the same size weighs.

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Re: What Price Glory
« Reply #25 on: June 30, 2019, 06:36:33 pm »
I have ordered several items through and always found them to be quality pieces. I just received a M1910 Canteen w/ cup and aluminium cap.  I also got the canteen cover with the rimless eagle snaps.  I ordered a pistol belt with the eagle snap, but the snap does not work with the mag pouch or the 1917 half moon clip pouches.  Other than the belt, everything else was great, especially the braided leather pistol lanyard.
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