WWII US Army Shaving Kit -
This is a US Army field gear item. It is a shaving kit. As issued during World War two. The kit comes
in a metal box that is lined with a khaki cotton cover. The lid is hinged to the main body.
Separate compartments are built into the carrying case to hold the different components of the
This section of the website provides information that allows you to identify WWII American military
collectibles. The data also includes a price guide to give you an idea of the value of the items.
This page is a recognition and identification guide for WWII US collectibles. Multiple
detailed photos of a specific sample are provided. Descriptions point out clearly defined
points that should be noted.
One of the most commonly asked questions is "How much is my WWII US collectible worth?".
A price guide is included here to address this question. The value of the collectibles
is reviewed over a period of several years. A trend can be observed. The present worth
of US militaria in the collector's market is illustrated.
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The military shaving kit consisted of a metal razor blade handle, the head of the shaver, a rectangular
metal box that looks like a lighter which is where the shaving blades are held. A basic mirror is
placed in the inside of the lid.
The following nomenclature is found on the back of the mirror:
Made in USA |
Known the worldover
This WWII US military collectible may be currently
It is becoming more difficult to be able to tell the fake ones from the real ones because
the quality of the reproductions is improving. The collector must become familiarized with
the construction style and materials employed in the manufacturing of this item.
Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine the authenticity of
If you have an interest is seeing other WWII US military collectibles, you can do so by
going to our
WWII US Military Collectibles Price Guide.
Where we cover items from the Army, Navy, Army Air Force and other organizations.