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Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M front Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M label Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M chest Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M front hem Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M zip Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M front hem Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M lining Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M back Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M back hem
Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M front Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M label Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M chest Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M front hem Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M zip Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M front hem Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M lining Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M back Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M back hem

Vintage Vietnam Era M-65 Man's Field Cotton Military Jacket Army Green M

£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 label dates this jacket to 1960s/70s Vietnam Era. Made in USA, this is an iconic field jacket. Freshly laundered and ready for its new owner.


    Used and in fair to good vintage condition with general signs of wear, abrasion, and discolouration/ marks throughout. There are some small what look like burn holes to the left (as worn) cuff area, and a split to the inner front placket but this is concealed when zipped. The internal hem label is missing. This jacket has bags of character and plenty of years of wear left.


    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: Medium Regular with a 47in full external chest measurement this is a generous fit (please see below for all key measurements to check against a similar garment of your own to ensure a good fit).


    FABRIC: Cotton Blend.


    DETAILS:

    - CONMAR aluminium zip front

    - Popper front storm flap

    - Roll-up hood with CONMAR 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


    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): 23.5in (59.5cm)

    B - SLEEVE - shoulder seam to cuff end: 25in (63.5cm)

    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: 31.5in (80cm)


    MIL305 A1T2

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