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    SIZE1 FRYER DPM Para Smock-Unknown Badges-Bargain of the Year.

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    Post by Gulf91 Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:30 am

    Perfect timing for me for a changed and bagged this bargain.

    Im not one to get excited by DPM colours etc but must say the colours on this(for a Para Smock) are amazing.

    Cuffs have unfortunately gone and the zip looks like it is a replacement(old Lightning)zip but love it,my best Para Smock by far.

    Pics on the way as soon as I can,anybody able to ID the shoulder patch please?

    Many Thanks
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    Post by Gulf91 Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:00 pm

    Crappy camera on my phone do not do the pics justice.

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    Post by loski Thu Nov 19, 2015 2:43 am

    The red patch looks like a South Vitnamese patch I saw a few years back
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    Post by Gulf91 Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:44 am

    I have seen it somewhere before but for the life of my cannot remember where but somebody has mentioned 19th Brigade?

    Also has 2 holes to right breast and the outline of where the previous owner had French Para Wings attached to the smock,which is nice.
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    Post by loski Thu Nov 19, 2015 12:08 pm

    Gulf91 wrote:I have seen it somewhere before but for the life of my cannot remember where but somebody has mentioned 19th Brigade?

    Also has 2 holes to right breast and the outline of where the previous owner had French Para Wings attached to the smock,which is nice.

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    I found this on the web its the same as the one on your smock it says 19 bde but it dosebt elaborate
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    Post by Gulf91 Thu Nov 19, 2015 1:39 pm

    Thanks Graham,am not having much luck finding any info regarding the patch but thanks for posting up the pic.
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    Post by Colin S Fri Nov 20, 2015 5:58 pm

    19 Mechanised Brigade - light role infantry brigade, disbanded 2013. Contained battalions of the Riles, the Black Watch and the Mercians, plus RA and RE regiments.
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    Post by Gulf91 Fri Nov 20, 2015 6:05 pm

    Thanks Colin for the info so my thoughts about the previous owner being non parachute regiment was right then.
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    Post by Gulf91 Fri Nov 27, 2015 8:15 am

    Just having a rummage/sort out and have come accross another DPM Para Smock that I didnt know I had,METRIC sized and,NO FFD pocket and no stitch marks etc to indicate its removal. Label is somewhat faded but can make out 170/96 ??????& CO maybe and CT4B/258??

    NZ zip,non maker marked pop studs(ring type).
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    Post by sobota Mon Dec 07, 2015 2:23 pm

    As Colin said its 19 Mech, my father was badged it when he was artillery during the 80's, thats the only reason i know it, ive never seen it anywhere else!

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