Vintage 80s M-65 Man's Cold Weather Field Military Army Jacket M Reg
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 a brass Scovill front zipper and four generous outer pockets. The label dates this to 1986 and the manufacturer was Winfield International, Ltd. 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. There is a mark to the centre of the right arm (as worn). Freshly laundered and ready for its new owners.
All my vintage listings unless otherwise stated are true vintage and have been worn before, therefore they will typically show signs of wear, which is all part of the vintage look and appeal.
COLOUR: Olive Green.
SIZE: M Reg (UK Sizing) with a generous 49in 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: Jacket - Outershell: 50% Cotton, 50% Nylon. Lining: 100% Cotton.
- Scovill brass zip front
- Popper front storm flap
- Roll-up hood with Scovill zip
- Waist and hem drawcords
- 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
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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): 24.5in (62cm)
B - SLEEVE - shoulder seam to cuff end: 24.5in (62cm)
C - SHOULDER - distance between shoulder seams straight across at the back: 21in (53cm)
D - LENGTH - at the centre back from the base of the collar to the hem: 31in (78.5cm)
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