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    Sparse or not?

    Post by mk209 on Sat Jan 05, 2013 12:25 pm

    Keep seeing these smocks but they don't look sparse enough? Can anyone confirm.




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    Re: Sparse or not?

    Post by Gulf91 on Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:14 pm

    With S95 type slotted buttons even if they were sparse they shouldnt be Cool
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    Re: Sparse or not?

    Post by Martin on Sat Jan 05, 2013 4:16 pm

    Looks sparse, but I agree the buttons aren't from the era (1990/1991). Maybe commercial? Ask the seller to email you a pic of the tags.
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    Re: Sparse or not?

    Post by Tommo on Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:03 pm

    It's not geniune, but it is sparse, seen quite a few of these around.
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    Re: Sparse or not?

    Post by CollectinSteve on Sun Jan 06, 2013 1:50 am

    Agreed that this is all wrong for sparse cloth. Looks like someone decided to make some money off of unused cloth. The badged example is probably tarted up.

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    Re: Sparse or not?

    Post by Martin on Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:11 am

    Or they could be UAE? UAE have been using a sparse pattern I think.

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    Post by Gulf91 on Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:29 am

    Shame they didnt put the fabric to good use and make repro Granby era clothing.
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    Re: Sparse or not?

    Post by Martin on Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:32 am

    Martin wrote:Or they could be UAE? UAE have been using a sparse pattern I think.

    Sorry, I should mean Bahrain:


    http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gary_Roughead_greets_Royal_Bahraini_Navy_chiefs_of_staff_4-14-08_080414-N-8273J-054_0ZNA0.jpg
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    Post by vonstuck on Sun Jan 06, 2013 1:58 pm

    Plenty of seller use the first picture
    It is not sure you receive this pattern as with this seller
    http://cgi.ebay.fr/British-SAS-Desert-Parka-Size-Extra-Large-XL-Jacket-Coat-Hooded-Winter-Cold-Army-/120965468293?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c2a1a9085
    the Bahrain pattern is a little different because it have 3 colors ( not easy to see on a picture)
    http://iacmc.forumotion.com/t4234-bahrain
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    Re: Sparse or not?

    Post by mk209 on Sun Jan 06, 2013 8:39 pm

    If anyone's interested here's one listed on ebay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/130828571077
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    Re: Sparse or not?

    Post by Martin on Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:32 pm

    vonstuck wrote:Plenty of seller use the first picture
    It is not sure you receive this pattern as with this seller
    http://cgi.ebay.fr/British-SAS-Desert-Parka-Size-Extra-Large-XL-Jacket-Coat-Hooded-Winter-Cold-Army-/120965468293?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c2a1a9085
    the Bahrain pattern is a little different because it have 3 colors ( not easy to see on a picture)
    http://iacmc.forumotion.com/t4234-bahrain

    Yeah, I see it has another faint colour in it, not easy to see!

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