1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L
1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L

1950s M-51 'Fishtail' Parka Size M/L

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  • Rare and sort after hooded military parka
  • Saw widespread use in Korea in the early 1950's
  • Very popular with the fashionable subculture Mods in the 1960's and 1970's
  • Made of 100% cotton poplin
  • OG-107 olive green
  • Early variant with brown urea buttons
  • Original contrast HBT Talon wire zipper with pull
  • Original stud buttons
  • Elastic adjusters on cuffs
  • Shoulder straps
  • Stud buttons buttons on 'fishtail'
  • Drawstrings at hem, waist and hood. Leather pulls on hood 
  • Two hand warmer pockets with flannel lining
  • Buttons inside for liner attachment
  • No signs of manufacturers tags or labels, but indeed the real deal

  • Condition: Great vintage condition with smaller signs of wear. One repair on lower right side front and has been done professionally with a reinforced backside. Good overall soft fade/wash to the olive green poplin.

  • Size: A boxy wide fit, but the measurements of shoulders and sleeves indicate that the parka will fit a men's M or a short L. These parkas were made to be worn over many layers of thick clothing and equipment. See measurements below before purchase:

  • Pit to pit: 27.5"
  • Shoulder to shoulder: 20"
  • Sleeve from shoulder to end of cuff: 24"
  • Length front: 33.5" 
  • Length back: 41" (Measured from neckline to end of fishtail)

 

  • Tags: M51, M1951, M-51, Field Jacket, Fishtail, Parka