Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

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    Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

    Post by metal73 on Thu Mar 19, 2015 9:06 am

    here are my two Austrian Tanker Jackets. The first one has no stamp. maybe the Austrian Experts can tell me more
    about these Jackets  Very Happy

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    Re: Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

    Post by mylle on Thu Mar 19, 2015 9:25 am

    Cool KAZ 59 tanker jackets. The stamps are often
    just washed out.Thats why the size is often writen on the inside
    with permanent markers. Surplus sellers do that often.Tell me when
    you need matching pants.
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    Re: Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

    Post by metal73 on Thu Mar 19, 2015 10:54 am


    that´s interesting, thanx for the infos Alex cheers and thanx for your offer. i´ll contact you timely.
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    Re: Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

    Post by CollectinSteve on Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:05 pm

    I think the sizes could also be written by the Bundesheer. These uniforms were repeatedly reissued to soldiers, which would mean needing to have readable sizes for the depot clerks. To me, the ones that mimic the BH's measurement system are more likely from BH and not shops. I would think surplus shops would more likely just write "48" or "M". Certainly I've seen ones resold to the US that have US chest measurements.

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    Re: Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

    Post by mylle on Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:30 pm

    Of course the army did it too but often just  with ballpoint pens.Was my job for a few days during conscript time when my garrison sold of the old stocks Laughing .A very exciting job. Wink And surplus shop owners  wrote in BH sizes too.
    Talked to a shop owner yesterday who said he needs a lot of time to re-write(in BH sizes) the washed off sizes.At least in Austria they did and do  that. Its easier to re write BH sizes than take a chart convert and write it in normal 50-52-54 sizes he said. Because the army sizes are not exactly the same than european sizes.
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    Re: Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

    Post by metal73 on Fri Mar 20, 2015 4:10 am

    cool, that was a good job What a Face thanx for your thoughts and experiences Alex and Steve.
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    Re: Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

    Post by austromunga on Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:25 pm

    Nice pair of Panzerjacke you have!! can you tell me is the top left pocket of the first one a replacement??? (colour of camo looks different to rest of jacket!!) or is it just a trick of the light!!??
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    Re: Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

    Post by CollectinSteve on Wed Mar 25, 2015 3:04 pm

    I know that I've had items where pieces came from different runs of cloth. This is not unusual when there is such a large variation from print run to print run.

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    Re: Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

    Post by metal73 on Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:06 am

    thank you Very Happy hmmm no it´s not a trick of the light. it´s a little bit brighter than the rest but i don´t know...
    @steve that may well be.
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    Re: Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

    Post by mylle on Thu Mar 26, 2015 2:46 pm

    Nothing unuasal as Steve said.Had one KAZ 59 fishtail parka which was made out
    of 4 different runs of cloth....Looked weird.
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    Re: Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

    Post by metal73 on Tue Mar 31, 2015 7:22 am

    mylle wrote:Nothing unuasal as Steve said.Had one KAZ 59 fishtail parka which was made out
    of 4 different runs of cloth....Looked weird.

    oooh Shocked do you have some pix from this "Patchwork" parka ? What a Face
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    Re: Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

    Post by mylle on Wed Apr 01, 2015 5:07 pm

    Andreas I'm sorry, I don't have the jacket any more. It got killed
    during working..... Embarassed
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    Re: Two Austrian Tanker Jackets

    Post by metal73 on Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:40 am

    oooh Shocked ok no problem alex Wink

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