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    German Parka.

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    Post by Easy Gee Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:06 am

    Hi Guys, again nothing special about this Parka,apart from annoyingly this one has had the epaulettes and cuff straps removed at one stage, thanks for looking.


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    Post by Bury_Dave Thu Apr 19, 2012 11:29 am

    Had one of those back in the day ! 1978 to be exact ! Shocked
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    Post by Easy Gee Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:55 pm

    Bury_Dave wrote:Had one of those back in the day ! 1978 to be exact ! Shocked


    Laughing Now you are showing your age mate Laughing
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    Post by Bury_Dave Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:17 pm

    I know ! Sad
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    Post by CollectinSteve Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:14 pm

    One of the best winter parkas out there, IMHO.

    This one is from the tail end of Moleskin production (1990 dated). There are several versions throughout the years, but basically they look more similar than dissimilar. Very early models (late 1950s) had a green quilted liner sometimes.

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    Post by Easy Gee Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:59 pm

    CollectinSteve wrote:One of the best winter parkas out there, IMHO.

    This one is from the tail end of Moleskin production (1990 dated). There are several versions throughout the years, but basically they look more similar than dissimilar. Very early models (late 1950s) had a green quilted liner sometimes.

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    Thanks for looking Steve, I can confirm this one has been worn through many a British winter and it was very good. I never knew that the early one's had quilted liners I guess this was a design copied from the US parka's?

    Good info as ever Steve Wink
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    Post by marder Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:33 am

    My son wore one of these complete with inner, all through Grammer School from 11yrs to 18yrs, bought too big, he grew into it...I recently asked him for it (now 24) for my collection...."Threw it away" was his reply !
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    Post by Gulf91 Sun Apr 22, 2012 12:01 pm

    I also wore one through the "Grunge" years and a dammn good Parka it was.

    Ended up giving it away to a builder mate to use on the sites.
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    Post by CollectinSteve Sun Apr 22, 2012 1:26 pm

    A lot of the early BW gear was influenced by US stuff, however the parka and both types of liners are exceptions to this. The extremely rare trousers for the first model parka were highly influenced by M1951, just like Splittertarn, Filizlaus, and early Moleskin trousers.

    I wore one of these parkas for a few years. Loved it.

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    Post by spukmeyer Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:21 am

    I use one like that, the truth is that it is well sheltered and very comfortable.

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