Spring 2022 Militaria & Collectibles Auction

Vietnam War US Army Infantry Named Colonel Mess Dress

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Start price: $70

Estimated price: $120 - $150

Buyer's premium: 22.5%

James Lee tailored (Hong Kong / Japan) mess dress jacket to US Army Colonel Willard G. Alverson. He was an infantry officer in the 3rd Division during the Korean War, then commanded a Special Forces Battalion, and served two tours in Vietnam. In 1966 he served as an Advisor to the Vietnamese Rangers at Pleiku, and then from 1972-73 commanded the Army Support Element of Military Region IV in the Mekong Delta. He was the last US Soldier to leave the Delta. Good condition for its age.