British Sniper Smock

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    British Sniper Smock

    Post by CollectinSteve on Sat Oct 15, 2011 12:34 am

    By the looks and feel of this I'd say this was issued in the 1980s or very early 1990s. Very good condition overall, but it looks like some foliage loops on the back were removed. The thick padding sewn in all over the uniform appears to be in good shape.

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    Re: British Sniper Smock

    Post by Easy Gee on Sat Oct 15, 2011 6:36 am

    Very nice Steve, the patches/Trf are an interesting feature too!!

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    Re: British Sniper Smock

    Post by Camo_fiend on Sat Oct 15, 2011 10:29 am

    Nice one, Steve! The sniper smocks have always been something neat to see.


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    Re: British Sniper Smock

    Post by koalorka on Sat Oct 15, 2011 10:46 am

    Is it just a field-modified parachutist's smock?

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    Re: British Sniper Smock

    Post by Tommo on Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:38 pm

    No, bottom pockets are on the sides of the body not the front, there is padding, and a zip cover. Not sure if there is anymore.

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    Re: British Sniper Smock

    Post by CollectinSteve on Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:49 pm

    For sure not field modified, though I wouldn't be surprised if the factory made this using the para pattern as a base. Definitely has similarities with the para model.

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