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Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long front Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long label Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long collar Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long label Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long chest Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long front hem Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long zip Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long front hem Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long back Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long back hem
Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long front Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long label Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long collar Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long label Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long chest Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long front hem Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long zip Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long front hem Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long back Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long back hem

Vintage 60s Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Military Jacket Army Green Small Long

£85.00 GBP

  • The M-65 field coat was first issued to the U.S. Armed Services in 1965 as a replacement for the M-51 field coat. The M-65 represented the culmination of field coat design, drawing on the technological developments of the M-43 and M-51 field coats used in WWII and Korea. The M-65 also used the covered zipper and snap front closure from the M-51 that allowed soldiers to crawl on their stomachs without the jacket opening and snagging on obstacles.


    This is a vintage US Army M-65 jacket with no stencils and an aluminium Conmar front zipper. The labels date this jacket to the circa 1960s, Vietnam War Era. Made in USA, this is an iconic field jacket.


    Used and in fair to good vintage condition with general signs of wear, abrasion, and discolouration/ marks throughout, in particular to the front right (as worn) hem area, and to both arms. There is fraying at the bottom of the zip tape of the front fastening but this does not affect its use. A badge has been removed from the left chest pocket, the right side of the drawcord has heavily frayed but does not affect use, and the hem drawcord is missing. Freshly steamed and ready for its new owner.


    All my vintage listings unless otherwise stated are true vintage and have been worn before, therefore they will typically show signs of wear and will not smell like new, which is all part of the vintage look and appeal.


    COLOUR: Olive Green OG-107.


    SIZE: Small Long (UK Sizing) with a generous 43in full external chest measurement (please see below for all key measurements to check against a similar garment of your own to ensure a good fit).


    FABRIC: Cotton Sateen.


    DETAILS:

    - Conmar aluminium zip front

    - Popper front storm flap

    - Roll-up hood with Conmar zip

    - Waist drawcord

    - Cotton lining

    - Velcro cuffs to cover gloves, keeping the elements out

    - 2 chest bellow popper flap entry pockets

    - 2 lower popper flap entry pockets  

    - Velcro throat tab


    HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR SIZE: Please DO NOT solely rely on the listed size for your correct fit. Designers often use different measurements for sizes depending on the overall look they desire, so sizes can not only vary brand to brand but also within the same brand. Also, for vintage and pre-worn items the shape may have changed after years of being worn. The best way to ensure your correct fit is to compare the measurements listed to a similar item that fits you well.


    EXTERNAL MEASUREMENTS: Please check against a similar garment of your own that fits you well, measuring flat and fully zipped or buttoned up (if applicable) on a flat surface:


    A - CHEST - armpit to armpit (double for full chest): 21.5in (54.5cm)

    B - SLEEVE - shoulder seam to cuff end: 26in (66cm)

    C - SHOULDER - distance between shoulder seams straight across at the back: 19.5in (49.5cm)

    D - LENGTH - at the centre back from the base of the collar to the hem: 32.5in (82.5cm)


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