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VINTAGE US ARMY UTILITY SHIRT P-58 P58 1958-1962 VIETNAM WAR SIZE LARGE

$60.00

The Army's first pattern utility shirt was standardized in 19581 and replaced the near identical utility jacket. It was made from olive green (OG-107) 8.5oz cotton sateen and boasted two patch pockets with straight cut flaps. The shirt also had an unusually low first button and no button cuffs.

Designed to be loose fitting, it was typically worn over a white T-shirt and was tucked into the utility trousers. Though the lighter and quicker drying Tropical Combat Uniform had been developed in 1962, three years prior to the introduction of U.S ground troops in Vietnam, the utility shirt and trousers were still worn by infantrymen early in the war.

1. Military Specification MIL-S-3001C. (17 October 1958)

Issue Date : 1958-1962
Pattern Date : October 17 1958
Color : OG-107, Olive Green Shade 107
Material : Cotton Sateen
SIZE LARGE
23' ARMPIT TO ARMPIT
19' SHOULDER TO SHOULDER
17.5' ARMPIT TO BOTTOM HEM
21' SLEEVE LENGTH
28.5' NECK TO BOTTOM
VERY GOOD CONDITION
BUT PLEASE CHECK ALL PICTURES
— Please note the traces of patch removal on picture #5 and a tear on picture #6. (Please see coin for scale) The tag is missing so please check the measurements below.