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Title:            TIGER PATTERNS

Category:    Vietnam Elite Tigerstripe Camouflage Uniforms and their Variant Print Patterns

Publisher:     Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, Pennsylvania

Price:           $69.95 (postage is $7.85 and there may be a two week ordering period)

Author:       Richard D. Johnson

Book Details
ISBN: 0764307568
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Illustrations: 341 full color and b/w photographs, line drawings, tag and other specificationa, as well as Tiger Charts!
Pages: 264
Availability: Now Available
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Will Come Autographed by the author - and dedicated as you like!

To collectors of modern military uniforms, Vietnam era tigerstripe combat fatigues have always been a much sought after commodity. The pattern itself, in all of its classic forms, is both exotic and unique and carries with it an immediate, esthetic sense of the full drama of that not to distant Southeast Asian conflict. There exists however, surrounding this one camouflage pattern numerous misconceptions. Tiger Patterns analyzes to the most minute degree, the finite variances which defined the many original, Vietnam era tigerstripe patterns and uniform cuts and establishes dependable identification techniques and practices, whether your particular interests area as a historian, veteran, modeler, or collector and enthusiast.

This text also contains a novel and inventive way to identigy the difference between printed variants in patterns. The Tiger Tables analyze and catalogue thousands of measurements on physical characteristics of Vietnam era Tigerstripes and form a fool-proof method to identify a Tigerstripe Standard Issue Garment over the phone, without even seeing the garment itself and ascertain exactly which of the ninteen (19) patterns the garment si constructed of.

The concept of using Tiger tables will hopefully bleed into other hobbies and collectibles, since if it can be table driven, then the solution is mathematically based and relevant as well as dependable.

After reading this text, you will have learned more intently, how to analyze and catalogue Vietnam Tigerstripes to the most finite degree.

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