An original British Army Windproof Cadet Smock in a larger size 4.
Officially designated 'Smock Windproof Green Cadet Forces (AD), these smocks were based on the Blacks standard anorak and saw extensive use throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Made from a green coloured, tight weave cotton; this smock features a large pocket to the centre of the chest which seals with velcro and two lower patch pockets which fasten with buttons. The waist drawstring has been removed and the hood drawsting has been replaced with a colourful period string. The hood features a short zip with a chrome plated puller which is marked 'NZ'.
Inside the smock the original label is still present but is washed out. The measurements however correspond to a size 4 which will fit a 38" chest depending on desired fit. When laid flat it measures -
Chest - 23 1/2"
Inside arm - 21"
Outside arm - 24 1/2"
Length - 32"
Shoulders - 25"
The overall condition of the smock is good with some signs of wear and use. It is still very wearable with no major flaws or issues aside from one small hole to the rear of the right sleeve which is illustrated in picture 8. Please take time to study the pictures before purchasing and bear in mind that this is a vintage, pre-worn item which may have small flaws commensurate with age.
A nice example of this pattern of smock in a good size. These are quickly becoming very sought-after!
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