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Uniform Dating

Cover from the Star Weekly, dated October 11, 1941, showing a woman in a Canadian uniform throwing darts at Hitler's face.


Beautiful early war sixth plate ruby ambrotype of a Federal infantry officer. Dressed in his spanking new frock. His forage cap has infantry insignia pinned to the front but it doesn't look like there are any numerals present. A pencil inscription behind the image dates when the image was taken and the place as Sept. 18th, 1861 in Reading, PA.


Uniform Date: 1925 Culture: British Medium: wool, metallic thread, brass, steel, silk, feathers, leather Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 43 1/4 in. (109.9 cm) Length (b): 48 1/2 in. (123.2 cm) Length (c): 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm)


Medical Uniform, circa 1918- makes so much sense because everything in the medical field if white friendly!!!!!!!!!!!!!


10 Methods Scientists Use to Date Things

Left and right, archaeologists are radiocarbon dating objects: fossils, documents, shrouds of Turin. They do it by comparing the ratio of an unstable isotope, carbon-14, to the normal, stable carbon-12. All living things have about the same level of carbon-14, but when they die it begins to decay at uniform rate—the half-life is about 5,700 years, and you can use this knowledge to date objects back about 60,000 years. However, radiocarbon dating is hardly the only method that creativ


Imperial Russian unassigned General's tunic, circa 1900. Made of dark blue wool double breasted tunic with red collar, cuffs and piping. Collar and cuffs richly embroidered in a gold bullion oak leaf motif. Left chest with several worked holes for badges or orders, lacks epaulettes. Garment shows some age and service wear. Provenance: Gerard Gorokoff.


WWI military uniform of the Women's Motor Corps of America, who provided a way for women to participate in the First World War. Taking advantage of the advent of the automobile, women volunteered as drivers and provided transport services at home and abroad. This ensemble, with its Sam Brown belt and leather leggings, emulates the composition of the men's uniform at the time.


12 Jul 45: The British honor Soviet General Georgy Zhukov in a ceremony at the Brandenburg Gate for having planted the flag of victory over Berlin. Zhukov and three other Soviet generals are presented with the sash of the Knight Grand Cross of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath by Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery. These Russians are now entitled to wear "Sir" in front of their names. More: #WWII