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    90 Pattern Combat smock.

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    Post by Easy Gee Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:24 pm

    Hi Guys .

    Here's another piece of Dpm from my collection...enjoy.90 Pattern Combat smock. P1120026
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    Post by Easy Gee Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:25 pm

    90 Pattern Combat smock. P1120027
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    Post by Easy Gee Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:25 pm

    90 Pattern Combat smock. P1120028
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    Post by Easy Gee Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:27 pm

    90 Pattern Combat smock. P1120029


    Enjoy and thanks for looking Wink
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    Post by Camo_fiend Thu Jan 13, 2011 10:39 pm

    Yet another good score! Of all the Brit smocks I've seen/own that are prior to CS95, these are my favourite both in design and functionality. cheers


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    Post by Easy Gee Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:23 pm

    Camo_fiend wrote:Yet another good score! Of all the Brit smocks I've seen/own that are prior to CS95, these are my favourite both in design and functionality. cheers



    Thanks Ben.

    The only down side to these is no hood option, but it has lasted this long so should give many more years... Wink
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    Post by vonstuck Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:43 pm

    90 Pattern Combat smock. 100_9110

    90 Pattern Combat smock. 100_9111

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    The jacket is mint
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    Post by CollectinSteve Tue Feb 22, 2011 4:22 pm

    This is what is called P94. It was a mass produced, but short lived, uniform intended to replace P84. Instead it was quickly replaced by S95. It comes in a variety of colors. The one most associated with this is the deep golden color variant as Gilles posted.

    At one point I had about 20 sets of these, which allowed me to get a pretty good idea of the color variety. I'm down to a few odds and ends.

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    Post by Easy Gee Wed Feb 23, 2011 6:11 am

    vonstuck wrote:90 Pattern Combat smock. 100_9110

    90 Pattern Combat smock. 100_9111

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    The jacket is mint
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    Very nice and minty Jacket..love the Golden hues on your jacket, your's must be the slightly bigger brother to mine Wink
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    Post by Easy Gee Wed Feb 23, 2011 6:16 am

    CollectinSteve wrote:This is what is called P94. It was a mass produced, but short lived, uniform intended to replace P84. Instead it was quickly replaced by S95. It comes in a variety of colors. The one most associated with this is the deep golden color variant as Gilles posted.

    At one point I had about 20 sets of these, which allowed me to get a pretty good idea of the color variety. I'm down to a few odds and ends.

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    Thanks Steve,good info, and having 20 must have been an excellent way to compare pattern's ,I generally rely on what I've got ,and of course pic's on the forum Wink

    What I find interesting about these transitional jackets,is the large 25mm buttons previously found on Falklands issue Parka's,often wondered why the MOD,went back to using these style buttons scratch

    Thanks again Steve Wink
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    Post by CollectinSteve Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:39 am

    Sometimes the best way to "research" something is to buy a huge box of the same item. This is how I found that there are actually something like 6 different cuts of German Flecktarn, about a half dozen Alpenflage patterns (not colors, I mean patterns), etc. It's a very bulky way to do research, but it's hard to beat Wink

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    Post by Easy Gee Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:54 pm

    CollectinSteve wrote:Sometimes the best way to "research" something is to buy a huge box of the same item. This is how I found that there are actually something like 6 different cuts of German Flecktarn, about a half dozen Alpenflage patterns (not colors, I mean patterns), etc. It's a very bulky way to do research, but it's hard to beat Wink

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    Laughing Believe me Steve,if it was down to me ,I would have boxes of kit all over the house....I don't think my Dearly beloved ,would be to keen though!!!

    Thanks Mate Wink
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    Post by Easy Gee Mon Aug 08, 2011 5:02 pm

    Or this one Ben Wink
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    Post by 5645andym Sun Aug 21, 2011 8:02 am

    What I find interesting about these transitional jackets,is the large 25mm buttons previously found on Falklands issue Parka's,often wondered why the MOD,went back to using these style buttons scratch

    Thanks again Steve Wink [/quote]

    It makes it much easier to get into and close up the pockets with cold/wet hands or when wearing gloves!!!
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    Post by Easy Gee Tue Aug 23, 2011 4:54 pm

    5645andym wrote:What I find interesting about these transitional jackets,is the large 25mm buttons previously found on Falklands issue Parka's,often wondered why the MOD,went back to using these style buttons scratch

    Thanks again Steve Wink

    5645andym wrote:It makes it much easier to get into and close up the pockets with cold/wet hands or when wearing gloves!!!


    Makes total sense to have large buttons , with cold wet hands, I always thought the zipped pockets were a genius idea too Wink
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    Post by 5645andym Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:36 am

    Easy Gee wrote:I always thought the zipped pockets were a genius idea too Wink

    Much easier to stow notebooks and maps in these than in the inside pockets on the previous issues of smock.

    There was an unofficial mod to add a zip sided pocket behind one of the chest pockets on the '68 pattern. One of our SNCO's had one and I recall that he it called the "Cyprus" pocket as it was done by a tailor on the island when he was on tour there.
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    Post by misanthropic_gods Mon Aug 29, 2011 1:36 pm

    5645andym wrote:I always thought the zipped pockets were a genius idea too Wink

    Much easier to stow notebooks and maps in these than in the inside pockets on the previous issues of smock.

    There was an unofficial mod to add a zip sided pocket behind one of the chest pockets on the '68 pattern. One of our SNCO's had one and I recall that he it called the "Cyprus" pocket as it was done by a tailor on the island when he was on tour there.

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