This pattern is “Type J” and is supposed to be a copy of a vertical lizard pattern originating from a Middle Eastern Country, possibly Egypt, Syria, or similar.

Sample 1:


Similar cut to standard 32 Battalion jacket.  Cotton twill.  Paper “Copy” tag removed.  Medium size.

Sample 2:

Same as Sample 1 in SADF Cut, but mint condition.  Paper tag is intact.

Original Item:

Type J was probably based on this pattern worn used by SWAPO (Namibia), here worn by Cde. Sam Nujoma.  

Color Balanced Swatch:


From sample 1.