Vintage 70s British Army Combat Smock Liner Quilted Gilet Vest Olive Green M
This is a vintage British Military combat smock liner quilted vest, with a three button front fastening and taped seams. Manufactured in England by Bernard Uniforms Ltd. The back neck label and contract number dates this to 1979.
Used and in good vintage condition with general signs of wear throughout, with some bobbling to the taped seams around the collar area, and small marks to the lower back central hem area. A previous owner has written his name on the back neck label. 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
SIZE: No size stated and this fits like M (UK Sizing) with a 46in full external chest and the overall fit - but it depends how loose you like to wear (please see below for all key measurements to check against a similar garment of your own to ensure a good fit).
FABRIC: 100% Nylon with an interlining
- 3 button front
- Taped seams
- Quilted and wadded for warmth
- Back neck hanger loop
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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): 23in (58.5cm)
B - SLEEVE - n/a
C - SHOULDER - distance between shoulder seams straight across at the back: 18in (45.5cm)
D - LENGTH - at the centre back from the base of the collar to the hem: 26.5in (67cm)
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