French lizard, unknown cut?

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    koalorka
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    French lizard, unknown cut?

    Post by koalorka on Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:28 am

    Hey folks, looking for the advice from you French experts.

    I've been seeing these lizard-pattern (or leopard as the French call them) jackets quite often, that have a 4-pocket cut, but are unlike the complex and heavy TAP-style camo smocks. Here is a good example:



    I've seen the French refer to it as the TTA 47/52, but I cannot find any concrete sources to confirm this, or where and by whom it was used. I know there are numerous imitations used in Africa that are similar, so I am somewhat confused.

    Thanks in advance.



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    Re: French lizard, unknown cut?

    Post by vonstuck on Sun May 08, 2011 7:03 am

    Hello
    The name is "modèle général" for all arm; "general model"
    This cut of garment exist since the beginning of French camouflage product until the beginning of the 80
    I need to start a post for this
    Gilles

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    Re: French lizard, unknown cut?

    Post by CollectinSteve on Sun May 08, 2011 12:57 pm

    I have often seen this referred to as mle.58. Hopefully Gilles will sort this out for us Very Happy

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    Re: French lizard, unknown cut?

    Post by koalorka on Fri May 13, 2011 10:10 am

    What do the model year designations represent? I've encountered TTA 47, 47/58 and Mle 1958 in reference to these shirts.

    Which one is correct?

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