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    60's Jungle Hat and Overall jacket.

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    Post by Easy Gee Sun Oct 30, 2011 12:43 pm

    Hi Guys.
    60's Jungle Hat and Overall jacket from my collection,enjoy.

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    Post by Gulf91 Sun Oct 30, 2011 1:41 pm

    Nice stuff.

    I have a couple of pairs of the overall trs but no jacket.
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    Post by chevpol Sun Oct 30, 2011 2:14 pm

    nice

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    Post by Easy Gee Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:18 pm

    Gulf91 wrote:Nice stuff.

    I have a couple of pairs of the overall trs but no jacket.

    Sounds cool, I wouldn't mind seeing them trousers of yours, thanks for looking Mate.
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    Post by Easy Gee Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:18 pm

    chevpol wrote:nice

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    Thanks for looking mate.
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    Post by Gulf91 Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:22 pm

    Will dig them out and put up a few pics.
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    Post by Easy Gee Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:56 pm

    Gulf91 wrote:Will dig them out and put up a few pics.

    Sound's like a plan to me,nice one Rich.
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    Post by Gulf91 Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:28 pm

    Sorry for the delay in posting these-have 4 pairs of these somewhere but only just come accross this pair(no idea where the others are!!)

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    Post by Easy Gee Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:11 pm

    Cool,nice one Rich,they were worth the wait Mate.
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    Post by Camo_fiend Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:15 pm

    Don't know how I missed this one, Gary. Cool stuff! Nothing beats classic olive green. I really like the jacket.

    There were a bunch of these type jungle hats at a surplus place I visited last year -- they were all in tiny sizes. I often wonder where the human-sized ones got to! Laughing


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    Post by Gulf91 Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:24 pm

    Yep,over the years ive had a few of these hats(and the desert tan ones) but 99% in tiny sizes. Am lucky now to have 1 of each in wearable sizes Very Happy

    I guess these Denims were meant as work gear to replace the WW2 type Denim BD Blouse+Trs but believe the trs were loved and used as Combat trs by some squaddies?
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    Post by Easy Gee Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:34 pm

    Thanks for looking Ben,and again for posting yer trews Rich Wink
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    Post by Gulf91 Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:36 pm

    Easy Gee wrote:Thanks for looking Ben,and again for posting yer trews Rich Wink

    No worries,just wish i could find the other pairs to compare.

    Weird that there was no standardised way of labelling these things as your Jkt is dated but my Trs arent??
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    Post by Gulf91 Tue Dec 06, 2011 3:12 pm

    Just found another pair,label faded and check out the killer seams sewn into these Shocked Very Happy

    As they were work/utility trs somebody went to a bit of trouble getting these looking smart.

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    Post by Easy Gee Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:45 pm

    Very cool Rich,I've seen many,many lightweights with seams sewn in,never these type stands.

    Not sure why a REME type would want his work trousers with a "sharp crease" in them,but this just adds more interest to these period trews me thinks Wink
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    Post by Gulf91 Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:03 am

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    Post by Easy Gee Tue Dec 20, 2011 4:48 pm

    Aha, you got one ,damn you for getting an earlier one than mine...joking apart Rich very nice piece Mate.

    Pointless trivia but they're even harder to find with the original waist cord too Wink
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    Post by Gulf91 Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:49 am

    Cheers Gary,mine looks unissued and as always the British Army Sizing system makes no sense as it fits me ok and im 5 foot 10 with a 39 chest.

    Strange item of clothing really.
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    Post by Easy Gee Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:53 pm

    Gulf91 wrote:Cheers Gary,mine looks unissued and as always the British Army Sizing system makes no sense as it fits me ok and im 5 foot 10 with a 39 chest.

    Strange item of clothing really.

    No Worries Mate, the old style of sizing is very odd I must agree...

    Still makes a nice change from DPM me thinks Wink
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    Post by Gulf91 Sat Dec 24, 2011 9:07 am

    Yep,i do like the early OG stuff.
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    Post by Gulf91 Fri Jan 06, 2012 7:21 pm

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p00jsfmr/How_to_Make_a_Royal_Marines_Officer_Part_2/

    Great video,1987 Royal Marine Comando officers course with the candidates wearing the overall jacket.

    Some may as well be wearing the trs but from what i could see they were wearing lightweights.
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    Post by Gulf91 Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:14 pm

    Reason i say they were wearing lightweights is that the trs all have the leg pocket which the overall trs dont-or so i thought.

    Over on another forum a member has posted a pic of a pair of overall trs that DO have the leg pocket Shocked

    So now thats another damn item i need to find for the collection!!!
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    Post by ECW82 Sun May 15, 2016 1:26 am

    Pictures gone on some posts and renders the thread useless.
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    Post by James K Mon May 16, 2016 3:10 pm

    I had one of those jackets when I did the All Arms Commando Course, they were worn over an issued blue or green Rugby shirt with white collar

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