Original 1950s French Army M47 Trousers - Size 32 x 28.5

Original 1950s French Army M47 Trousers - Size 32 x 28.5

Code: 54701

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An original pair of French Army Model 1947 Trousers dating from the early 1950s and in good condition.

This pattern of trousers was introduced in the immediate post-war years and saw service in Indochina and the Algerian War amongst others.

The trousers are made from a heavy weight, hard wearing herringbone twill cotton and feature slash pockets to the hips, cargo pockets to the side of each leg, tabs at the bottom of the legs and two rear pockets. Chocolate brown coloured buttons are fitted which are typical of the period and belt loops can be found at the waist. The knees feature reinforced sections which are made from the same herringbone twill material. 

Inside the trousers the original maker's stamp is still present and bears their name. There is also a size stamp which reads '23'.

The trousers will suit around a 32" waist depending on desired fit and when laid flat measure -

Waist - 16"
Rise - 15 1/2"
Rear rise - 17"
Inside leg - 28 1/2"
Outside leg - 41 1/2"
Cuff - 10 1/2"

The trousers are in good condition with some signs of previous wear and use. Overall they display well and are totally wearable still. Please study the pictures before purchasing and bear in mind that they are a vintage, pre-worn item and may have small issues consummate with their age. 

A nice pair of post-war French military trousers!