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    Post by Flecktarn92 on Thu Feb 09, 2012 3:50 am

    CollectinSteve wrote:Oliver,

    I've seen a lot of Italian stuff made up to look like it was used by WW2 Germans. Meant to fool fools.

    Oh so have I, eBay is full of them. I'm not saying that the jacket I have was used by the Germans but at one time it did have a shoulder patch be it put there by someone or the minuet chance it was used in WWII. I just want to try to find the age of the jacket itself.
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    Post by CollectinSteve on Thu Feb 09, 2012 4:10 am

    If it looks anything like the stuff in this thread, excepting the last pic from Philip, it's for sure post war. The WW2 stuff doesn't look anything like the post war stuff.

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    Post by Philip on Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:59 am

    kammo-man wrote:P ,
    Nice WW2 mountain jacket .
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    Post by Flecktarn92 on Fri Feb 10, 2012 12:55 am

    Here's mine anyone know the year or era it was made in? There's no stamps or tags.

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    Post by CollectinSteve on Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:33 am

    Standard issue postwar jacket. I don't think it is really possible to narrow down the production dates too closely. I've had ones with 1960s and 1970s stamps and I couldn't see a difference between them.

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    Post by parafal on Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:24 am

    Interesting Pattern on this Jump Smock

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    Post by parafal on Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:27 am

    CollectinSteve wrote:Ed,

    What's the deal with the two trousers that have only a single pocket on the front thigh? I don't think I've seen that before.

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    Sorry for the late reply Steve, the pockets where like that when i bought the sets , my guess is that they where meant to look like WWII in a way?
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    Post by CollectinSteve on Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:55 pm

    That makes sense. There's so much of the Italian stuff around I don't shed a tear when I see someone butcher a set to make it look like a horrible copy of a WW2 item. But when I see butchered 1950s BGS stuff... I weep.

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    Post by Easy Gee on Wed Aug 15, 2012 4:41 pm

    "Just want to get a collection of pics or informantion in this thread on the different patterns and colours as well as cuts of this uniform. Please add any photos of your uniforms or pics you have found"

    No worries Mate, here is a set in my collection. The jacket/hood and trousers are completely unissued, so hopefully the colours and hues are representative of these garments prior to a lot of usage and washing.I believe this set is 50's/60's, but I am not 100% certain of this aspect.


    The hood has a interesting "pink" colour on the interior.
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    Post by Easy Gee on Wed Aug 15, 2012 4:45 pm

    The Jacket.
    The Star of Savoy collar patches are blue/Grey in colour?

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    Post by Easy Gee on Wed Aug 15, 2012 4:53 pm

    Trousers.

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    I think the two tone camo poppers are a very cool feature!!!
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    Post by ripcord on Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:18 am

    An old pair of San Marco trousers.

    Think I have the top somewhere...

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    Post by vonstuck on Sat Apr 09, 2016 2:59 pm

    Hello
    I bought this like as early army garment
    Originally, on collars, it have something sewed and something like as pins
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    Post by CollectinSteve on Mon Apr 11, 2016 3:13 pm

    This is a really interesting set! The pattern looks the same as one of my early shelter halves. What does the material feel like? Is it light like the Army uniforms, or thicker like BSM?

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    Post by vonstuck on Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:15 pm

    The camouflage pattern and fabrics material is identical than the jacket of Flecktarn92 or my jacket 1b: http://vonstuckcamouflage.free.fr/italy.php
    It is not the same camouflage pattern and fabrics material than BSM coverall
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    Post by Crna Strela on Mon May 23, 2016 9:26 am

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    Post by ripcord on Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:56 am

    vonstuck wrote:Hello
    I bought this like as early army garment
    Originally, on collars, it have something sewed and something like as pins
    Gilles

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    This looks to be a modified overall converted into 2 pieces. What throws it off is the added flaps on the top pockets.

    Have recently seen a field jacket that was modified from an M29 pattern overall.

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    Post by ripcord on Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:19 pm

    This " field jacket " was made from an M29  Navy type overall.


    Army overalls are differently from the Navy types; as we know, cut and color varies.

    Looks done very well...


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    Post by ripcord on Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:27 pm

    This " jump smock " was also  modified from a Navy type overall..




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