WWII US Army Leggings -
The leggings were used during WWI and WWII. Of canvas construction. With multiple eyelets to allow a thin, long shoe string
to wound in and out to tightly secure the leggings. A bottom strap was provided to go around the sole of the shoe. This
would provide further stability and keep the leggings in place.
The idea was to provide support to the soldier while he was runing, jumping, etc. In reality, the item was very cumbersome
and difficult to use. The idea was abandoned and replaced by the use of tall boots.
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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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.