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    sobota
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    identify this smock - MTP Para smock?

    Post by sobota on Tue Nov 13, 2012 3:23 pm

    hi all, i dont particularly have a great knowledge of smocks and im not aware if the british army were actually issuing MTP Para smocks? if that is what this is....

    look at the Major General..



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    what are your thoughts? discuss!

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    Re: identify this smock - MTP Para smock?

    Post by fourtycoats on Tue Nov 13, 2012 4:16 pm

    Some have been offered on E-Bay. They have been described as "modified" MTP smocks. AFAIK, they have come from only one seller. I think a Major general can have what he wants but as an ex Para, has he enough power to get such an item into standard issue?

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    Re: identify this smock - MTP Para smock?

    Post by smudge3311 on Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:41 pm

    In the most recent issue of "soldier" magazine the question about para smocks in MTP was asked, and in an answer from the MoD.....Yes para smocks in MTP are to be issued to units in 16 air assualt

    Stan

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    Re: identify this smock - MTP Para smock?

    Post by sobota on Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:43 pm

    Ahh okay, thanks for that! Welcome to the forum also Stan Smile

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    Re: identify this smock - MTP Para smock?

    Post by MTP on Wed Nov 14, 2012 5:11 am

    Check ebay there are genuine ones but £100 odd.

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    Re: identify this smock - MTP Para smock?

    Post by Bury_Dave on Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:57 am

    Not seen any genuine ones myself on Ebay - but many purporting to be genuine.

    I have 2 coming my way this week - genuine ones - both 180/112.

    As you can see from the photo, senior officers will get them first Smile His is a genuine made para smock. The conversions are all made form smocks and are of a different material.

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    Re: identify this smock - MTP Para smock?

    Post by MTP on Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:47 pm

    Search for: British army issue MTP para smock.

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    Re: identify this smock - MTP Para smock?

    Post by Tommo on Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:27 pm

    Two MTP Frocks on eBay atm.

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    Re: identify this smock - MTP Para smock?

    Post by cairyhunt on Sat Nov 17, 2012 3:17 am

    Tommo wrote:Two MTP Frocks on eBay atm.

    sshhhhhhh im having a punt LOL Embarassed

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