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Avant # 02

American Militaria
language: English publishing frequency: 2 issues per year country of origin: France pages: 194 magazine: Avant measures: L: 24cm W: 17cm H: 1.5cm
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In this second issue, Avant digs into military clothing with particular focus on the U.S armed forces during the Great Wars of the 20th century. 


• Denim Nation Army : Discover why U.S Army and Navy factions started to wear blue denim at the beginning of 1900’s.
• Full Painted Jackets : Read the story of the American aviators who took intense delight in customizing their A-2 jackets with diverse patterns. 
• USMC P41 : The P41 utilities are one of the most iconic military workwear uniforms of the 20th century.


• Max Sardi : Shop manager of The Real McCoy’s London store, he is one of the first to share his knowledge on the Internet through the blog, Sanforized.
• Charles Lemons : The historian released a collection of books called Uniforms of the Us Army Ground Forces 1939-1945, a reference for every militaria fan.
• Jeff Spielberg : After more than thirty years in the business, he now houses one of the largest collections in the world. 


• Distant Rain : Unique cover painting by Brett Allen Johnson made exclusively for Avant Magazine.
• Memories of War : A series of WW2 pictures from Nick Soderstrom’s personal collection.
• Private Military Collection : Thirty-two rare pieces of military clothing from the collections of Eric Maggiori, Tom Gruat, and Gauthier Borsarello. 


Iconic Daisy Mae - How did the Military Uniform impact menswear - The best « repro » brands - Masterpiece : the 1908 US Army CAC denim shirt.

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