Original 1967 Dated British Army 'Jacket, Overall, Green' - Size 1

Original 1967 Dated British Army 'Jacket, Overall, Green' - Size 1

Code: 54259

£75.00 Approx $94.46, €87.62
 

An original 'Jacket, Overall, Green' clearly dated 1967 and in a size 1. 

This pattern of fatigue jacket is rare to find today compared to the denim battledress jacket it was intended to replace. Made from a green coloured cotton drill, the jacket features a button front, epaulettes, angled flapped pocket to the skirt and a drawstring waist. Inside the tunic the original label is still present and is bright and legible. It states the manufacturer's name as 'J. Mandleberg & Co. Ltd' and the size as No. 1. The A/78 contract number is also present as is the 1967 date and the War Department broad arrow marking.

The tunic will suit someone of a 34" - 35" chest depending on desired fit and when laid flat measures - 

Chest - 19 1/2"
Inside arm - 16"
Outside arm - 21 1/2"
Shoulders - 16 1/2"
Length - 26"

The jacket is in good condition overall and is still the deep green coloured it would have been when new. There is a mark to the rear of one sleeve as well as some general signs of wear and use. Please study the pictures and bear in mind that this is a pre-owned, vintage item which may have small flaws commensurate with age. 

A rare piece of British military workwear from the post-war period!