Hey, most are blue - even the black ones will usually have a blue cast if they are real military.
As far as I know the only ones that are black are the dress ones that have gilt silver buttons (and sheesh are those buttons ever expensive to replace) and civilian models :)
Selling a small size USN Peacoat! Size 38R.
In great shape with an unwashed QM tag, one very small nip in the back (see pencil).
Asking $75 and shipping.
Sorry for the thread title, I hit "enter" before I was done and it unexpectedly posted.
Asking $199 USD + Shipping O.B.O
Great shape throughout, has evidently been cared for.
Has a beautiful intact label dated 1945 and has a nice War Department stamp in the armpit reinforcement. Made by Waring & Gillow of London.
Measures 22" Across chest, 82 inches from nape to front bottom point.
Sorry, to address the question of fit a little more - the arms are pretty slim, I would not expect it to fit most men except if they are very slight. This is pretty fitted and is for a fairly slim lady of average to above average height. I have had a couple friends try it on & that is the body...
I included the measurements because if figured it would preclude the need for shelf sizing.
It’s made from cow leather with a water resistant topcoat, heavy YKK zip.
It was made as a prototype for nobody in particular, it was made to demonstrate quality before I invested in some...
Selling this brand new Ladies' half-belt jacket, the result of a little experiment.
$99 USD + Shipping
17" Shoulder to Shoulder
25" Cuff to Shoulder Seam
26" Bottom of Collar to Hem
17" across the waist
18.5" across the hips
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These past couple years I have used these Swedish military surplus gloves and they are coming up on the end of their service life. I wouldn't want to use these again - they had a cavernous...
I thought about that! The thing is that blanket lining is not often as heavy as this, and I think it would be incredibly restricting as a lining. As a standalone garment I think it would be fine though.
I picked up a WWII era US navy blanket in two halves. Apparently the previous owner cut it because the center was badly damaged and their intent was to put a seam right up the middle but they never got to it.
My question is - what sort of garment (or bag) would be a good use of the...