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MARKHITCOM | 01-03-14, 11:50 | 02 - Vietnam Uniform | (716 Reads)

US Vietnam 1st Pattern poplin Tropical combat jacket Exposed Button size SR date 63

USED condition

DESCRIPTION :

This is an one (1) Pc Vietnam Authentic  U.S.G.I. 1st Pattern poplin Tropical combat jacket Exposed Button size SR date SMALL. Two small damage at the front lower right pocket flap and the right sleeve  , since stored display for age's, but already repaired

in 1962 ,The tropical combat jacket and trousers following a request from Army Material Command for a specialized uniform for Special Forces personnel in Vietnam.
The single-breasted jacket was made from 5½ oz. wind-resistant cotton poplin in OG-107 and featured two slanted chest cargo pockets and two lower cargo pockets. This  tropical combat jacket design also boasted epaulets, waist take-in tabs, pen pockets behind both chest cargo pockets and an inner gas flap that was designed to prevent chemical agents leaking through the front button closure.
These tropical combat uniform was ideally suited to Vietnam war because both lightweight and quick drying, but it's exposed pocket buttons had a tendency to get snagged in the jungle.
 

this is very collectable Vietnam gear item nowaday. 

DETAILS : 

--- Size Small Regular

--- Chest : up to 37  inches

---height : from 67 to 71 inches

---8405-082-5586

--- COAT, MAN'S, COBAT, TROPICAL

--- DSA-1-2397-63-C

--- DATE 1963 

--- Strong color 

--- Two small damage at the front lower right pocket flap and the right sleeve  , since stored display for age's, but already repaired

--- Complete with all plastic button.

--- Complete with the labels 

--- Armpit to armpit measures 21.5 inches ( 43 inches chest ).

--- Sleeve measures 24 inches from the shoulder seam to the cuff.

--- Shoulder measures 7 inches from the collar seam to the shoulder seam.

--- Shoulder seam to the shoulder seam measures 20 inches across the back.

--- Body measures 32 inches from the rear collar to the rear center base.

--- Across waist 20.5 inches ( 41 waist ).  

 

--- Approx. market Value more than ASK for ref 

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