Sample 1: Sample 2: Late or early post-war rank paint. Sample 3: Belgian contract. Repainted black for Gendarmes.
Sample 1: Aertex material. Buttons (split pin fastener) are likely not original to uniform.
Sample 1: Seafarer tag. Likely “modified” in factory.
Sample 1: Wool exterior, denim interior. Badge is held in place by nut mounted in an old coin?
Sample 1: 5th (1922) Pattern. 1940 dated. Tag feels like plastic impregnated cloth. Darker wool color than Battledress:
2 OG-107 Sateen utility shirts and 1 unknown OD BDU. Sample 1: Moderately used. Has a few holes. Sample 2: Starched for preservation. Hardly used. Sample 3: Unknown BDU with no distinguishing markings. Thread is synthetic. Possible theories include OPFOR piece, Central American or Eastern European manufactured item. Seller says veteran this […]
Sample 1: “Haeren” means that the country of origin is either Denmark or Norway. Buckle is much simpler than British version.
Late war M-1943 jacket. Missing contractor tag. Instructions tag found loose in left pocket. Size 36L.
Sample 1: Pattern 37 Wool is very high quality. Not as “hairy” on outside as other countries’. Wool resembles those found on civilian suits. Has armpit vents.
Sample 1: Dark wool Very rough wool. Brown tinted cotton on inside. Sample 2: “Green” (lighter) wool Wool slightly softer than dark variety, but still rougher than other nations’. Green tinted cotton inside. Similar to Canadian wool colors. Comparison Between Green and Brown:
Sample 1: Collar must stay open.
Sample 1: Pattern 49 More similar to wartime battledress than other countries. Retains buttoned collar closure. Wool is soft and relatively dark compared to others. Pants have buttoned blousing tabs.
Sample 1: Pattern 40 Tag faintly says made in “Jun 45”. Unissued. Sample 2: Pattern 49 Sample 3: Women’s Civil Defense King’s Crown “CD” Buttons on epaulettes. Cut smaller than sized. Possibly meant to be worn open?
Sample 1: Plastic lion patches. Wool very similar to Canadian wool in texture (soft) and color as well as in tabbed collar closire.
Sample 1: Smallest possible size, very faded tag. Cloth is very soft, delicate, and spongy.
Sample 1: Has pronounced crest in center outside of shell.
Sample 1: Very faded size stamp says “Size 22…”
Sample 1: Buttons removable by perpendicular pin on inside. Pinkish paint on sleeves by right cuff and elbow. Sample 2: More well-worn than Sample 1. Neck closure hooks moved to base of button opening to keep bottom closed. Belt has velcro added to keep belt against body when worn. Original buttons replaced by […]
Sample 1: Includes officer’s slip on epaulettes. Found as shown. Sample 2:
Sample 1: Bought in Amsterdam. Pictures taken in Amsterdam restaurant shortly after buying it.
Sample 1: Helicopter-related insignia?
Sample 1: Badge on front could be private purchase or repro.
Sample 1: Collar insignia pins missing. Has features of both later 1935 model and earlier 1920 model (seams in back). Very similar cut to later Soviet M69 HeBe (see http://kommandopost.com/index.php/2015/08/26/soviet-m69-hebe/). No markings inside.
Sample 1: Jacket Earlier version since bottom pockets are internal, not external bellows pockets. Sample 2: Pants Has importer marks on inside of waist. Sample 3: 1950 Dated Jacket Fabric is coarser than Sample 1. Has pocket closures less separated from flaps than in sample 1. Also different buttons than Sample […]
Sample 1: VDV Insignia on collar. Color Balanced Swatch:
Sample 1: Size large. No longer in collection.
Sample 1: Has Japanese dry cleaner tags from ~1970.
Sample 1: Eagle on buttons does not have Franco era symbols. Plastic bill.