Sample 1: Color Balanced Swatch:
Sample 1: Older style. Same tropical cut as http://kommandopost.com/index.php/2015/08/26/british-tropical-woodland-dpm/.
Sample 1: Color Balanced Swatch: Taken from hat that is no longer in collection.
Sample 1: No longer in collection.
Sample 1: Part of ECWS system. Synthetic, lightweight fabric. Has sticky external sided velcro “patch” attached to right shoulder velcro. No longer in my collection.
Sample 1: Coverall. Stamp located in left leg at ankle front. Could be Albanian issued since it has 2 “tabs” by neck hood. Color Balanced Swatch: Mask used to hide skin for more complete camouflage coverage.
Sample 1: Size 46-3 (small). Has numbers on normally internal fabric parts. Also includes pants. Sample 2: Size 50-5. Patch may be on wrong arm. Date is 1981 or 1991, likely 1991. Color Balanced Swatch: From sample 1.
Sample 1: Later bush jacket Very similar to Rhodesian jackets, except top pockets straight. Sample 2: Flap hat Size small (~54 cm) Sample 3: Boonie hat Size small (~53 cm) Color Balanced Swatch: Taken from sample 2, Flap Hat.
Sample 1: Very thin, lightweight material. In country made and sewn branch tape, maybe other insignia which has since been removed. Color Balanced Swatch:
Sample 1: Metal zipper and buttons have PLA star symbol. Seams not serged to prevent fraying. Flecktarn derivative. Color Balanced Swatch: Taken from Sample 1.
Sample 1: Possible production variation. Has green dominant fabric used with brown dominant fabric. No longer in my collection. Color balanced Swatch:
Sample 1: Jacket Has flat felled seams whereas SWAPOL version doesn’t. See http://kommandopost.com/index.php/2015/08/26/south-african-south-west-africa-police-swapol-koevoet-camo-1980s/ Sample 2: Shirt Very thin cotton. Almost like a civilian dress shirt. Name tag says “Smith”.
Sample 1: Mid-Late War Bush Jacket Mid – late war production. Issued to “Willard” (name written on inside back across tag). Tag faded, nearly unreadable. Says something about “Coats, Combat…”. Sample 2: Early War Bush Jacket Earlier war production. Tag is attached only on one edge. No markings. Green internal drawstring intact. Has zippered pocket […]
Sample 1: No longer in my collection. Sample 2: Maternity No longer in my collection. Sample 3: Helmet cover. Unissued. Goodwill sticker was placed over barcode. Color Balanced Swatch: From Sample 1 jacket. Pattern prototype
Sample 1: Made in 2007 Sample 2: Made in 2010, unissued. Comes with fabric repair patch kit in pockets. Color Balanced Swatch: From commercial (Propper) hat.
Sample 1: Parka Sample 2: Parka Sample 3: Paratrooper jacket and pants Pants do not have lower pockets. Color Data: From sample 1 (above)
Sample 1 (MCCU): 2001 contract date. Sample 2 (FROG Shirt): Color Balanced Swatch From Sample 2
Sample 1: Israeli stamps: 1 above left upper pocket and another inside. Color Balanced Swatch:
Sample 1: Manufactured in 1954. According to seller belonged to German-born veteran of 1er Regiment Etranger Parachutiste. Badge on pocket is from Algerian War. Sample 2: Found together with sage green USAF field jacket. Color Balanced Swatch: From sample 1.
Sample 1: No markings. Picture on right is comparison of seams on Koevoet camo jacket and 2nd pattern South African Police jacket. Sample 2: “AIR” Size small shirt, 00 (x-small?) pants. Sample 3: Very similar to civilian dress shirt. Thin fabric like normal 2nd South African Police shirt. Sample 4: Trousers. Same fabric weight […]
Sample 1: From Sportsman’s Guide.
1990’s production is darker in color. Sample 1: Shirt Sample 2: Parka (has hood, 4 pockets on body) Color Balanced Swatch: From Sample 1 (above)
Sample 1: Earlier version. Sample 2: 1980’s Last issue “UTV” (not official name since UTV is the webbing system) jacket. Sample 3: Raw cloth put into scanner. Not color balanced.
Sample 1: Sample 2: White tag, has small pocket on back of shoulder. Much lighter color print. Sample 3: Similar to Sample 1, but has Parachute Regiment (?) patches. Came from production of TV show “Deadliest Warrior”, but never used onscreen. Insignia is exactly as received. No small shoulder pocket.
Sample 1: Has infrared-active underprint.
Sample 1: All markings obscured. No longer mine.
Sample 1: Sample 2: